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Domestic Violence

 

Program Description

The Domestic Violence Coordinator supervises the Domestic Violence Division and the Domestic Violence Coordination staff. The Coordinator acts as liaison for Court Administration, the Judiciary, the Domestic Violence Council and other community service providers. The Coordinator remains abreast of any changes in the state-of-the-art best practices as it relates to service delivery and coordination of services. The Coordinator assists with training court program staff and the community on topics relevant to domestic violence.

The Domestic Violence Case Coordination Unit is responsible for the injunction cases in the Family Division only. The cases are reviewed and prepared for hearing. Hearing information is provided to petitioners and respondents. Referrals are provided upon request of the judge or either party.

Services Provided

The following services are provided:

  • Information and referral
    • Domestic Violence Resource Guide
    • Safety Plan
    • Toll-Free hotline Telephone Numbers
  • Case Management
    • Review cases prior to injunction hearing
    • Cross reference companion cases
    • Verify service of petition was executed
    • Screen for warrants
    • Assist with the completion of child support guidelines
    • Explaining the hearing process and outcome to both parties
    • Make appropriate referrals to Batterer Intervention Programs, Social Services, and other programs
    • Coordinate services with Palm Beach County Legal Aid and Victim Services
    • Monitor court orders for compliance
    • Coordinate with State Attorney's Office for violations of injunctions

Cost of Services

There is no cost to the public associated with this program.

Hours of Operation

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. or until court sessions conclude.

Related Administrative Orders

None.

Frequently Asked Questions

Domestic Violence

 

Domestic Violence Contact Information

 
Program Manager/Director:
Max Beverly
Offices:
Main Judicial Complex, West County
Room Numbers:
2.2611 (Main Judicial Complex)
Telephone Numbers:
(561) 355-6316 (Main Judicial Complex)
(561) 996-4897 (West County)