Know the Laws: Connecticut
Most of the laws relevant to domestic violence and sexual assault are based on state law.
Information about restraining order and moving to Connecticut or away from Connecticut with your restraining order.
Information about custody in Connecticut.
This page addresses some general (not state-specific) laws of one parent taking a child out of the state or country, without the other parent's consent.
Basic information about divorce in Connecticut.
A tenant who is the victim of family violence or sexual assault can vacate his/her rental unit if necessary to prevent immediate harm to the tenant or his/her child.
Information about crimes the abuser may have committed in Connecticut and victim assistance programs.
If you are a victim of domestic violence, it may be illegal for your abuser to buy or have a gun.
You may have a right to sue an abuser for medical costs, lost wages, and to recover your property.
Immigration information for victims of domestic violence, crime victims, and others.
Under federal law, which applies to all states, an abuser may lose his right to have a gun.
Information about military protection orders and confidentiality on military bases.
Information about tribal laws related to domestic violence and sexual abuse.
A get is a divorce under Jewish law.