CLSACC provides a range of services to clients whose cases are not accepted for full representation. These services range from telephone advice, written materials, and referrals to other agencies. CLSACC also provides community legal education for community groups and organizations.
See our booklets, A Guide to How Probate and Family Courts Handle Cases Involving Domestic Violence and A Guide to Child Support and How Probate and Family Courts Handle Cases Involving Child Support
- What probate courts can do about domestic violence
- Your rights when your case is handled by the probate court's Family Service Office
- What a restraining order can do and how to have a restraining order designed to fit your particular safety needs
- How the law defines "abuse"
- Whom you can get a restraining order against
- What you can do if a restraining order is violated
- How probate courts can give special consideration for domestic violence in custody and visitation cases
- About your right to financial support for your children (child support) and how the probate court makes child support orders
- How the probate court can make a child support order even if the other parent claims not to be working or have any money
- Your right to keep your address secret in probate court cases when there is domestic violence and how you can receive child support when you are in a shelter or secret place because of domestic violence
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