Domestic violence victims need all the support they can get while going through such a rough time. That’s why each state has so many resources available for helping victims of domestic violence get back on their feet. There are many, many non-governmental organizations, government agencies, and family organizations that victims can turn to.
If you’re a victim of domestic violence or know someone who is, visit FindLaw's Get Help with Domestic Violence page. If you want to file a protective order in your state, visit our page on State Forms.
Below, you’ll find domestic violence information by state, including court forms and non-profit resources.
District of Columbia
Talk to an Attorney for More Information About Domestic Violence
Taking action early can be critical when it comes to protecting victims of domestic violence. Finding specific state domestic violence information is a great first start. Whether it's obtaining a restraining order or filing for divorce, an attorney can be your strongest advocate. Reach out to a family law attorney near you today to find out more state-specific domestic violence information and to discuss your specific situation.