Definitions & Types of Abuse The intentional use of abusive tactics and/or physical force in order to obtain and maintain power and control over an intimate partner, a family member, or a friend. Physical, emotional, verbal, sexual, financial
Legal Hotlines & Resources Domestic Violence Legal Aid Advice Hotline Monday-Friday 9:30-3:30 (MT) Teen Dating Violence & Sexual Assault Legal Talk line Limited legal services & advice for ages 13 through Idaho Legal Aid Boise: Caldwell: Idaho Volunteer Lawyers Program
Resources Continued… Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence Numerous Initiatives & Resource Links Catholic Charities of Idaho Boise: Nampa: ProBono Immigration Law Network Charla at the Mexican Consulate- 5:30 1/23, 5/22, 9/25 Idaho Trial Lawyers Association Legal Clinics nd & 4 th Mondays each month 4-6pm Boise Public Library
Idaho Code Title 39, Chapter 63 AKA: Domestic Violence Crime Prevention Act Passed by Legislation in Domestic Violence means the physical injury, sexual abuse or forced imprisonment or threat thereof of a family or household member, or of a minor child by a person with whom the minor child has had or is having a dating relationship, or of an adult by a person with whom the adult has had or is having a dating relationship.
Protection Order Criteria DOMESTIC RELATIONSHIP RECENT ACT OR THREAT OF VIOLENCE o Married or previously married o Child in common o Reside or formerly reside together (includes roommates) o Related by blood o Current or former dating relationship **Includes same sex couples Physical injury Sexual abuse Forced imprisonment
Victim Files Petition Exparte Hearing Dismissed ResetGranted14 Day hearing DismissedGranted WCA Orientation WCA Assistance with Petition WCA Call WCA Referral to ILAS/IVLP Attorney
Court Assistance (4 th Judicial District) Interpreter Coordination: Sandra Barrios, Coordinator: Family Court Services: Information about parenting plans, child support, etc. Court Assistance Office (8:30-3 M-F): Access to free paperwork for civil court filings Protection Order Paperwork