These prevention guidelines set out to provide a framework for prevention and help guide prevention work in Washington State.
A webinar providing a full summary of what happened during Washington States 2015 Legislative Session.
This webinar was hosted by WSCADV and presents information from the National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women about how to provide effective and meaningful advocacy to battered women who have been charged with DV crimes.
The BWJP’s Military & Veterans Advocacy Program provides specialized training, technical assistance and resources to improve outcomes for military-related intimate partner violence and military sexual assault survivors and their families.
The Domestic Violence Evidence Project (DVEP) is designed to help state coalitions, local domestic violence programs, researchers, and other allied individuals and organizations better respond to the growing emphasis on identifying and integrating evidence-based practice into their work.
This document offers guidance to courts on how to reconcile conflicting court orders. The Administrative Office of the Court developed this report as required by legislation passed in 2010.
This model policy was developed by the Administrative Office of the Courts in response to legislation that required all courts to develop a policy and procedure for handling victims’ requests to modify or rescind (terminate) a criminal no contact order.
This online interview was developed by the Northwest Justice Project for use by low-income persons representing themselves, but is available free of charge to all persons. The interview is easy to use and when completed assembles completed court forms and instructions for filing a domestic violence protection order in Washington State.
The Address Confidentiality Program (ACP) assists crime victims (specifically victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, trafficking and stalking, and certain criminal justice employees who have been targets of felony harassment on the job or due to the job) who have relocated to avoid further abuse.
The ACP helps participants keep their new location secret by providing a substitute address they can use instead. ACP participants are also eligible to register to vote and apply for marriage licenses without creating public records.
Washington LawHelp provides legal education materials and tools that give basic information on a number of legal problems, and in some cases, detailed instructions and forms to help people represent themselves in court. This site also provides information on free legal aid programs in Washington, including basic eligibility and contact information.