Vermont Law Help's Relief From Abuse Page
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**If you are in imminent danger of abuse, call 911 immediately.**
Tips on Internet and Computer Safety! From the Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
What You Can Do To Stop Abuse [view all]
To find out more about your rights, visit VT Attorney General: Domestic and Sexual Assault Victims’ Rights.
You may need some of the following forms to file for a relief from abuse order:
- Complaint for Relief from Abuse on Vermont Judiciary Website
- Affidavit in Support of Relief from Abuse on Vermont Judiciary Website (external document)
Additional resources about domestic violence and child abuse in Vermont are here:
- VT Department of Children and Families Family Services Division Website
- DCF (Department of Children and Families) Domestic Violence Unit
How to Protect Yourself While You Get Help
Keep your physical address confidential: Safe at Home: Keeping Your Address Secret: for Victims and Survivors
Community Resources [view all]
You are not alone in your fight against abuse. These groups want to help.
- Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
- Victim Advocates
- Vermont Center for Crime Victim Services
- Adult Protective Services
Housing Discrimination Against Abuse Victims [view all]
Landlords and others may not refuse you housing because you are a victim of abuse. Please read the Domestic Violence and Fair Housing Brochure and Housing Discrimination Against Women Victims (PDF).
Information for Defendants in Abuse Cases [view all]
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