What’s New on WomensLaw.org
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We revised all of the information on our Hawaii Restraining Orders pages, including our Orders for Protection due to Domestic Abuse (Family Court) section and our Injunctions Against Harassment (District Court) section.
We completed the English translation of another section of our Puerto Rico pages. Check out Orders of Protection for the Welfare and Protection of Children in English!
With the help of the AZ Coalition Against DV, we revised the information on all of our AZ Restraining Orders pages (in Spanish and English). Thanks Merri and Shannon from the AZCADV!
Based on changes to Nebraska law that became effective July 19, 2012, we revised the information our NE Domestic Violence Protection Orders pages.
We added a new section to our Illinois Orders of Protection page called The protections offered in each kind of order, which discusses the benefits of each type of order of protection, information on getting an order against a school-mate, and much more.
We revised the information on our VA Protective Orders for an Act of Violence, Threat, or Force page.
Check out our updated information about Alaska’s victim compensation for victims of certain violent crimes. To read more, go to Victim Compensation.
We revamped our Alaska pages on stalking protective orders and sexual assault protective orders, combining them into one section to more closely reflect the statutes (laws). The new section is called Stalking and Sexual Assault Protection Orders.
We completely overhauled Domestic Violence Protection Orders and Harassment Protection Orders in Nebraska.
The new information about CA’s housing law that protects victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking that we added to WomensLaw.org in March 2012 is now in Spanish!
We completely overhauled the information on our Maryland Custody section. Over the next month, we will continue to revise the rest of the state so keep checking back!
In MI, we added a new section on Non-Domestic Sexual Assault Personal Protection Orders and we revised our Non-Domestic Stalking Personal Protection Orders page.
Check out our newly revised Stalking/Cyberstalking page in English and Spanish under our Learn About Abuse tab.
In Nevada, we have added the Spanish translation of Orders of Protection Against Harassment in the Workplace.
We added a new section to our Vermont page called Sexual Assault or Stalking Protective Orders. These are available to someone who was sexually assaulted or stalked by someone who is not a family or household member.
Read about a CA law that allows victims of stalking, sexual assault or domestic violence to terminate their rental lease early without penalty on our new CA Housing Laws section.