A new court in Lancaster County is expected to save lives.
“We will resolve cases much sooner in the process than we otherwise would,” District Attorney Craig Stedman said.
Lancaster County has established a domestic violence court, a specialized court designed to increase efficiency and provide safety for victims.
“What’s important, particularly in domestic violence cases, is making sure it doesn’t happen again,” Stedman said.
The court will take place every other Thursday in the county courthouse. Stedman told ABC27 News a team of prosecutors and defense attorneys will be at one spot, saving time and money.
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