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Federal and State laws provide critical protections and rights to survivors of domestic and sexual violence. Below are resources and information explaining these protections, as well as protections specific... Read More ▹
A project of NNEDV, WomensLaw provides state-specific legal information regarding domestic violence and family law for all fifty states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin... Read More ▹
The Victim Rights Law Center is the first law center in the nation dedicated solely to serving the legal needs of sexual assault victims. They provide free Legal Services throughout Massachusetts and in... Read More ▹
NHLP is a nonprofit national housing and legal advocacy center whose mission is to advance housing justice for poor people.
Their website includes an Attorney/Advocate Resource Center, several helpful... Read More ▹
The Stalking Resource Center, a project of the National Center for Victims of Crime, maintains a compilation of state stalking statutes, a Model Stalking Law, and case summaries. Their website is also a... Read More ▹
The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) was renewed in 2013, expanding services and protections for all victims including immigrants, LGBT victims, public housing residents, tribal women, and youth.
VAWA 2013 Summary
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