PMC Shares Workshop: Protection From Abuse - Allegheny County

Protection From Abuse Order

As the demand for Protection From Abuse orders has skyrocketed, more than ever it is important that the residents of Allegheny County have the legal information they will need to navigate legal processes and seek support if they experience domestic abuse. This workshop will cover topics such as personal safety, what constitutes "abuse" under Pennsylvania law, when should an abuse person seek an attorney and other relevant topics.

Click here to watch the workshop.

This workshop was hosted by the Allegheny County Law Library.


  • Beth Keenan - Assistant Administrator, Family Division PFA Department
  • Brittany Conkle - Senior Staff Attorney, Women's Center & Shelter Civil Law Project
  • Daniel Hargreaves - Staff Attorney, Neighborhood Legal Services