Court Watch News keeps you up to date on intimate partner violence news, data and promising practices.  Find out what is really happening in Montgomery County and Maryland courts in civil protective order courtrooms and in dockets where offenders are prosecuted for assault and other crimes.  We’ll keep you up to date on model court practices that help victims.  We’ll highlight practices that deter victims from returning to court to get the protection they need. We identify gaps in services that reduce the percentage of victims that get protective orders.

Court Watch News will help you make data-driven policy decisions and improve services for victims that ensure they get the justice they deserve.

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Court Watch Montgomery issued it’s first major report (Oct. 2011)

2019-07-22T21:25:03-04:00October 3rd, 2011|Court Watch News, Domestic Violence Cases in Court, Domestic Violence Homicides, Domestic Violence Stories|

Protecting Victims of Domestic Violence in Montgomery County: Challenges and Opportunities with Protective and Peace Orders Court Watch Montgomery has released our first report analyzing data collected by volunteers in domestic violence protective order dockets

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