1. The Laws of New York
  2. Court Acts
  3. Family Court
  4. Article 7: Proceedings Concerning Whether a Person Is In Need of Supervision
  5. Part 7: Compliance With Orders

Section 780 Failure to comply with order of protection

Family Court (FCT)

If any person is brought before the court for failure to comply with the terms and conditions of an order of protection properly issued under this article and applicable to him and if, after hearing, the court is satisfied by competent proof that that person without just cause failed to comply with such terms and conditions, the court may modify or revoke the order of protection, or commit said person, if he willfully violated the order, to jail for a term not to exceed six months, or both. The court may suspend an order of commitment under this section on condition that the said person comply with the order of protection.