This is not just going to just stop - call the police each and every time she starts cursing at them. You may want to start video taping the incidents (don't let your neighbor try to tell you it's illegal - it isn't). You don't mention the dog in your facts, but if she uses her dog to try and scare the kids, call the police and animal control.Ask a similar question
"From my understanding an Arrest has to be made to get even a temporary restraining order in New York ." Who told you this? Unless an attorney told you this, it isn't true - threats are usually sufficient for a TRO or an order of protection.
Stop making excuses and call the police and animal control.Ask a similar question
Video tape what is happening - you can do this with most cellphones. Then play it for the police. Show them what is going on, and it won't be a he said/she said situation.
You can file a complaint against her for harassment. The police have to take the report. You can go directly to the DA's office and file a complaint there.
Under the Food and Markets Act there's a provision about dangerous dogs. Your library has a copy of the New York statutes. Either Google it or look it up in the library. You'll see if any of the provisions apply.
DISCLAIMER - THIS IS NOT LEGAL ADVICE, AND NO ATTORNEY-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP IS CREATED. THIS IS FOR GENERAL INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY.Ask a similar question