Legal Assistance

This guide is for victims of domestic violence. It is a collaborative effort by the Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence (MCADSV) and the Young Lawyers Section (YLS) of the Missouri Bar.

This booklet includes practical information for domestic violence survivors about participating in Missouri’s legal system. Topics include Orders of Protection, law enforcement response to domestic violence, Missouri Legal Service Offices, safety planning, and domestic and sexual assault offenses. 

To find a comprehensive list of domestic and sexual violence shelters and service providers go to www.mocadsv.org and click on “need help?”

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