Legal Information: District of Columbia
Step 4: Finish filing your petition.
A court advocate will help you file your petition and explain where to go for your hearing. S/he may also be able to assist you in finding other resources, such as shelter housing, emergency funds, and counseling.
© 2008–2019 National Network to End Domestic Violence, Inc. All rights reserved. This website is funded in part through a grant from the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Neither the U.S. Department of Justice nor any of its components operate, control, are responsible for, or necessarily endorse, this website (including, without limitation, its content, technical infrastructure, and policies, and any services or tools provided.