What We Do
DCVLP provides comprehensive, pro bono legal assistance to domestic violence victims, including victims of dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, and gender-based violence. We also represent at‐risk children living with abuse, neglect, domestic violence, and other dangerous circumstances. Additionally, we represent vulnerable immigrant populations seeking humanitarian forms of immigration relief. DCVLP attorneys represent victims in civil protection order, family law, and immigration cases in Washington, DC. Our attorneys also represent victims in protection order and family law cases in Montgomery County, Maryland.
To maximize the client’s chances of escaping violence and establish a safe and stable home, DCVLP’s Client Advocates provide safety planning, trauma-informed crisis intervention, ongoing emotional support, and access to critical social services such as housing assistance, counseling, and parenting classes from our many partners.
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The legal process was daunting but DCVLP gave me back my peace & safety.