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Domestic Violence

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This booklet describes legal options for dealing with abuse.  It is a guide and is not meant to answer all questions.  The laws talked about in this booklet change often, so be sure to check for changes.  This booklet only gives general…
Source: Education for Justice

Do-It-Yourself Forms

This interview helps you create forms to ask the court for an Order for Protection (OFP). These forms are called "Petitioner's Affidavit and Petition for an Order for Protection…
Source: Minnesota Courts
Welcome! These forms from three tribal courts can help with several divorce-related issues, including custody and parenting time,
Source: Anishinabe Legal Services

Helpful Websites

United Way 211
Author: United Way 211

Call 2-1-1 or Toll Free: 800-543-7709 or Local: 651-291-0211 or text your zip code to 898-211 (texting available M-F 8am-7pm) or search at the website. United Way 2-1-1 provides free and confidential health and human services information for people in Minnesota. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to connect you with the resources and information you need.

Go to the website: United Way 211 Site
Violence Free Minnesota Domestic Violence Programs and Services list by county
Author: Violence Free Minnesota

Search for domestic violence advocate programs by county; some programs provide assistance with OFP or HRO and court support. 

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Source: Education for Justice