Injunctions can be used if you are the victim of abuse, threats of abuse, criminal harassment, sexual assault or other serious harassment. Go directly to one of our walk-in clinics for help with domestic violence, elder abuse and civil harassment orders. We help with the court forms needed to request or respond to an injunction, as well as information about the law, court procedures and deadlines. We also provide training on safety plans, shelters and other resources. No appointment is required and services are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. If you do not understand anything about this website or if you are having trouble completing your court forms, contact a lawyer. If you represent yourself and fill out your own court forms, we recommend that you have them reviewed by a lawyer before submitting them. You can get a referral to an attorney or legal aid group from the local Santa Clara County Bar Association. His phone number is 408-971-6822. Although clinics will be closed during the above-mentioned period, the Domestic Violence Unit will remain staffed and available for legal assistance.
Please call our Domestic Violence Helpline at (888) 330-1940. Please also see our COVID-19 Safety: Information for Survivors of Domestic Violence page. Most courthouses offer free legal help to help you file a complaint. Find out more about how to apply for a protection order. For more information, visit the Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence website. To make an application, the plaintiff must provide evidence of a threat from the defendant: the legal advice line provides free legal advice and referrals in all languages on a range of civil law issues. The plaintiff must also prove that he or she is afraid of the defendant. If the plaintiff`s evidence is that he considers the threats to be mere nuisance, the court will not make an order under the law because one of the reasons has not been proven.
The application is heard by a judge and the applicant must prove the threats and fear. An application for peace and good conduct is an application to the Magistrates Court ordering the defendant not to disturb the peace and to behave properly. The court determines the duration of the injunction and also includes any other provisions it considers appropriate. The Law on Peace and Good Conduct applies in situations not covered by the Law on Prevention of Domestic Violence. The BayLegal Domestic Violence Prevention Project takes a holistic approach to representing survivors from all walks of life. The Family Law Department`s services are designed to provide survivors with the information and options they need to end abuse and build a safe and stable life for themselves and their children. The project provides free legal assistance to obtain injunctions, divorces, support orders, custody and access orders. Do you need legal advice but can`t afford a lawyer? You can talk to a local legal aid group.
There are local legal aid agencies that provide free and inexpensive legal services. Click on a link to learn more about their services. See also this list of self-help resources compiled by the Court`s self-help office. We help first-come, first-served individuals who wish to seek a civil harassment or abuse injunction, or respond to a civil harassment injunction or elder abuse injunction. We help with the forms and explain how to deal with an injunction. We help people on a first-come, first-served basis with documents for a petition for a domestic violence injunction or a response to a domestic violence injunction. We help with the forms and explain how to handle an injunction case in court. We do not offer legal representation. The following people can also apply for a protection order if the person is abused by a member of a child`s family or household: Learn more about being a victim of family violence in this timeline. A judge may also change parental responsibility in a protection order if minors are involved and one of the parents is an aggressor. It will only be temporary. It does not replace the determination of parental responsibility by a family relations judge.
However, it will help bring juveniles into a safe environment against the offender. We assist you with federal tax disputes and certain state tax matters, including audits, missing refunds or payments, and tax payment plans. Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 8:30 to 12:00 and from 12:30 to 16:00 The Dispute Resolution Body is a mediation program of the state government. Trained mediators arrange a meeting between the parties to the dispute and try to help them reach an agreement. The dispute resolution body is a free service. It would be appropriate to refer persons with neighbourhood disputes to the dispute resolution body if the threats are more troublesome than serious. Other conflicts handled by the Centre include family, occupational, public affairs and community conflicts. Address: 1048 El Camino Real, Suite A, Redwood City, CA 94063 Phone: (650) 358-0745 California Relay Service: Choose 7-1-1 or from TTY call 1-800-735-2929 or visit California Relay Service for more information. Fax: (650) 358-0751 Office hours: Limited personal hours can be found above. If it is safe to return to work face-to-face full-time, office hours are Monday to Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
and 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Public transportation: The office is located across the street from Sequoia Station, 1 block south of Sequoia High School and 0.2 miles from Redwood City Station.