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Legal Assistance

Are you in need of information about your legal rights and legal issues?  Refuge House has a range of resources to assist:

  • Injunction information and assistance:  If you would like to ask a judge for a legal order to keep your abuser away from you and your children, to stop someone form stalking you, or to keep someone who has sexually assaulted you, we can help.  Please call our Leon County Courthouse Injunction Office, or County Outreach Office in other counties, for assistance.  We can also help you with referrals to local attorneys who can provide legal advice and assistance. 
  • Sexual violence civil legal assistance:  Victims of sexual violence have legal rights which may be of help to you.  Please contact our Leon County Courthouse Injunction Office or Counseling Offices for assistance and referral.
  • Immigration assistance for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and trafficking:  Please contact our hotlines for information on immigration legal assistance.  Services available in Spanish and interpreters are available for victims speaking other languages.