10 Things to Know About Family Court

Self Represented Litigants Series
cover photoIf you are the victim of domestic violence and need legal help, this guide  contains some basic information about family court. While a lawyer who  knows about domestic violence is the best person to help, many survivors cannot find or afford lawyers to represent them in court. This quick guide provides general information about family courts across the country. Keep in mind some information may not apply to your court or your state.

Also Available in Spanish

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An advocate in Wisconsin said of this resource:

"Your 10 Things to Know About Family Court is without a doubt one of the most useful, concise, and accessible pieces I have ever seen. I'll be sharing it with many of my clients who are trying to navigate the justice system with their family issues. Thank you so much for this terrific tool." 


Resource Center on Domestic Violence: Child Protection and Custody.


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Email : info@rcdvcpc.org


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