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New York Courts Allow Testimony of Battered Women’s Syndrome


NY Domestic Violence
At some point in his or her career, every divorce lawyer will encounter a case in which one of the parties exhibits symptoms of battered women’s syndrome. The term, which is sometimes abbreviated BWS, first came into usage in the 1970’s, and is used to describe the behavioral pattern of a person who is emotionally, psychologically and/or phys ... Read more »