Reach Court Advocacy program assists survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault with obtaining immediate and long-term legal protections. Advocates provide education about the legal system, companionship during the petition and court hearing processes, and extensive safety planning for anyone impacted by family violence.
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What is a Protective Order?
A Protective Order is a legal document signed by the courts and enforced by police to increase safety and add protections. A protective order can require the person harming you to do the following:
Getting out of an abusive or violent relationship isn’t easy. Maybe you’re still hoping that things will change or you’re afraid of what your partner will do if they discover you’re trying to leave. Whatever your reasons, you probably feel trapped and helpless. But help is available. There are many resources available for abused and battered women, including crisis hotlines, shelters—even job training, legal services, and childcare. Call Reach now to start living a life free of fear, it's what you deserve.
What Is A Protective Order?