Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence Reduction Project

If you have been the victim of domestic violence, the Domestic Violence Reduction Project may be able to help you. The purpose of the Project is to provide legal assistance in order to protect children from further exposure to domestic violence.

Services include representation in court to obtain a restraining order, obtaining child custody and visitation orders, obtaining orders for child and spousal support, and other legal assistance in order to help you and your children escape violence.

Immigrant Violence Reduction Project

The Immigrant Violence Reduction Project provides legal help and support services to immigrants who have been victims of domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, and sexual assault.

Services include VAWA and U Visa petitions, petitions to adjust to Lawful Permanent Resident status for those with approved VAWA and U Visa petitions, divorce and changes in child visitation when needed to keep the family safe, advocacy with law enforcement agencies, counseling and support groups, and case management to help victims find the resources they need to be independent and stay safe.