CASE MANAGEMENT UNIT

The Domestic Violence Case Management Unit provides immediate assistance, referrals, case assessment, support, and coordination. The unit serves as a liaison between the judiciary, related agencies, and the public. The units function is to assist the court in Permanent Injunction hearings by acting as a liaison between the clerk, the court, and the litigants. They structure visitation schedules, calculate child support, draft specialized court orders, and make social service referrals...

175 NW 1st Avenue, Miami, FL , 33128

Criminal State Trial Courts Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services Case/Care Management Abused Men Abused Women Domestic Violence Issues

CRIMINAL COURT

The goal of the Domestic Violence Court is to prioritize misdemeanor domestic violence and injunction violation cases based on the prevalent risks factors involved. The State AttorneyGÇÖs office has a GÇ£no-dropGÇ¥ policy and proceeds with prosecution with or without the victim.

175 NW 1st Avenue, Miami, FL , 33128

Criminal State Trial Courts Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

The Domestic Violence Division hears domestic violence-related misdemeanors, injunction violations, and injunction for protection cases.

175 NW 1st Avenue, Miami, FL , 33128

Criminal State Trial Courts Family Justice Centers Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROGRAM by TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COURT OF FLORIDA

Court staff provide assistance to individuals in securing Injunctions For Protection when there are claims made of domestic violence, repeat violence, sexual violence, or dating violence. When a judge determines there is sufficient evidence for the issuance of a Restraining Order, the alleged offender is provided with a court order prohibiting contact with the complainant. A subsequent judicial hearing is held to determine if the Injunction For Protection is to be put into effect for...

3315 Tamiami Trail East, Naples, FL , 34112

Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services

FELONY by MIAMI-DADE OFFICE OF THE STATE ATTORNEY

Prosecutes cases of domestic violence and property crimes between family (including common-law type relationships) members. Victims may come to the office without an appointment to file criminal charges. Referrals are made for counseling and to obtain injunctions against domestic and repeat violence.

1350 NW 12th Avenue, Miami, FL , 33136

Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services Domestic Violence Issues Information and Referral Abused Adults

INTAKE UNIT

Operated through the joint efforts of the Clerk of Courts (COC) and the Department of Human Services (DHS) Advocacy unit, the Intake Unit is comprised of intake counselors and support staff dedicated to providing efficient and responsive services to the court and the community. The Intake Unit provides assistance with the completion of all required documents necessary to obtain an injunction for protection against domestic, repeat, dating and sexual violence, and makes referrals to...

175 NW 1st Avenue, Miami, FL , 33128

Criminal State Trial Courts Family Justice Centers Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services

MISDEMEANOR by MIAMI-DADE OFFICE OF THE STATE ATTORNEY

Prosecutes cases of domestic violence and property crimes between family (including common-law type relationships) members. Victims may come to the office without an appointment to file criminal charges. Referrals are made for counseling and to obtain injunctions against domestic and repeat violence.

175 NW 1st Avenue, Miami, FL , 33128

Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services Domestic Violence Issues Information and Referral Abused Adults

MOBILE OPERATIONS VICTIM EMERGENCY SERVICES by MIAMI-DADE OFFICE OF THE STATE ATTORNEY

The M.O.V.E.S. Program has on-call paralegals who assist victims of domestic violence. The paralegals respond to domestic violence arrest cases immediately after the crime to help the victim regain control of their lives by assessing their needs, taking a sworn statement of the incident, providing a safety plan and appropriate referral information available in the community. This early intervention helps build better cases for prosecution and provides our prosecutors with the...

1350 NW 12th Avenue Miami, Miami, FL , 33136

Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services Domestic Violence Issues Abused Men Abused Women

MONROE COUNTY by LEGAL SERVICES OF GREATER MIAMI, INC.

Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc. (LSGM) provides free legal advice, referral, and representation in the areas of public and subsidized housing, homeownership issues (including mortgage foreclosure), public benefits (food stamps, cash assistance, Medicaid and Social Security disability), reemployment assistance, federal income tax, special education issues, veterans affairs, family support, and community economic development. Special projects to help the homeless, children, and...

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Legal Representation Unemployment Insurance Benefits Assistance Workers Compensation Benefits Assistance General Legal Aid Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services Divorce Assistance Veteran Benefits Assistance Welfare Rights Assistance Post Disaster Legal Counseling Services

PUT SOMETHING BACK by DADE LEGAL AID

Our Pro Bono Project matches pre screened income eligible clients with pro bono attorneys and offer legal assistance in the areas of: * Domestic Violence * Family law * Guardianship * Bankruptcy & Housing * Foreclosure * Child Advocacy * Educating clients about consumer rights, fiscal literacy and responsibility. **Priority goes to protecting children, victims of domestic violence and other vulnerable individuals.**

123 NW 1st Avenue, Miami, FL , 33128

Bankruptcy Assistance General Legal Aid Family Law Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services Individual Advocacy Guardianship Assistance

THE LODGE by THE LODGE

Victim Response, Inc. The Lodge is a non-profit domestic violence center that offers refuge to survivors of domestic violence, rape, sexual assault, and their dependents. Services include: * Shelter * Advocacy * Outreach * Economic Empowerment * CPI Project * 24-hour hotline * ChildrenGÇÖs Services * Purple Moose Camp * Support Groups * Court Advocacy * Access to mental health professionals The Lodge provides domestic violence education to agencies within the community including law...

PO Box 470728, Miami, FL , 33147

Domestic Violence Shelters Children of Abused Women/Men Abused Gays/Lesbians Abused Women Domestic Violence Issues Relocation Assistance Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services Immigration/Naturalization Legal Services Domestic Violence Support Groups Abused Men Counseling for Children Affected by Domestic Violence Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Counseling Domestic Violence Hotlines Specialized Information and Referral Case/Care Management Group Advocacy

VICTIM ADVOCATE PROGRAM by MONROE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

Services provided by the Victim Advocate Program include: on-site (victimGÇÖs home) response, legal advocacy, assistance in obtaining injunctions (restraining order), social & economic support services. ###MON###

5525 College Road, Key West, FL , 33040

Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services Crime Victims Protective/Restraining Orders General Crime Victim Assistance

VICTIM LEGAL ASSISTANCE

The Legal Assistance for Victims Project works with immigrants of any gender who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, or violent crime. Federal law provides specific protections for victims of violence through the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA). The VAWA self petition and "U" visa for victims of crime are two of these protections. VAWA is when a woman (or man) who is married to an abusive US citizen or lawful permanent...

10300 SW 72nd Street, Miami, FL , 33173

Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services Immigration Issues Immigrants

Data last updated September 6th 2019