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Philadelphia Legal Assistance "Make Your Case" Video Series
Philadelphia Legal Assistance has launched Make Your Case, a legal self-help video series. With a grant from the Legal Services Corporation, PLA attorneys developed three self-help videos for people who represent themselves in custody, support, and protection from abuse cases in family court. The video series is available in English, Spanish, French, Vietnamese, and Indonesian, providing a valuable legal resource to people with limited English proficiency.
Videos from the Make Your Case series are also available on PaLawHelp.org under the Custody and Guardianship of Children, Child Support and Paternity and Domestic Violence & Protection From Abuse topics under the main heading Children and Families.
PAVictimsHelp.org offers legal information resources and referals to victims of crime in Pennsylvania. Site navigators are available on the site to assist you in finding helpful information through an interactive online chat system. Navigators can also guide you to agencies that can provide assistance and service to you as your deal with the issues related to your victimization. Navigators are available Monday through Saturday from 12:00 pm - 8:00 PM.
Information is also provided on Pennsylvania's Victims Compensation Assistance Program. This program helps victims and their families through the emotional and physical aftermath of a crime by easing the financial impact placed upon them by the crime.
Resources to Help You Resolve Your Problem
- Carbon County Resource Directory
- Child Custody Relocation - Changing the Residence of Your Child (Northwestern Pennsylvania)
- Children and Families - Online Resources and Forms
- Consumer Law - Online Resources and Forms
- Custody Proceedings - Representing Yourself: Forms and Information from the Pennsylvania Courts
- Disability Law - Online Resources and Forms