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  • Options for Civil Protection Orders in Pennsylvania

    In Pennsylvania, there are three different civil protection order options that offer victims of certain crimes relief from further harm from their perpetrator. Learn about the different options and which one might be best for your situation. Read More

    By:
    Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape
  • Protection Order Resources for Victims of Crime from PASafeLaw.org

    Protection orders can be powerful tools in helping to keep victims of crime safe. Civil protection orders are meant to help keep victims safe. A judge will sign the order to stop the abuser from contacting and abusing the victim and may also provide other forms of relief, including custody, relinquishment of firearms, and/or eviction of the abuser, that help assure victim safety and security. Content Detail

    By:
    PASafeLaw
  • The Protection From Sexual Violence and Intimidation Act

    Information from the Pennsylvania Coalition on Domestic Violence about the new Protection From Sexual Violence and Intimidation Act that went into effect on July 1, 2015. The new law extends additional protections to individuals who may not be covered by the provisions of the Protection From Abuse Act. Content Detail

    By:
    Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence
  • 3 Tips If You Are Planning To Leave An Abusive Relationship (Video)

    The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence offers safety tips it you are planning to leave an abusive relationship. Read More

    By:
    Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence