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Other Legal Options

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Other Legal Options

Responding to Other Legal Issues

Sometimes a perpetrator will retaliate against the survivor of sexual assault by filing a PPO or lawsuit against the survivor. Help is available if this has happened. If you need assistance defending a PPO, or have another civil legal aid question, contact the Counsel and Advocacy Law Line at 888-783-8190 and they will send your case to a legal services program near you.

You can also visit or if you are a victim with an unusual legal matter, as both statewide agencies are working to support victims of crime who are struggling with the civil legal process. 

Lawyer Signing a Personal Protection Order