Information about resources available for domestic violence and sexual assault victims.
Visit MLSA's crime victim website at www.mtcrimevictimhelp.org to find information and resources for victims of crime.
Learn about Orders of Protection in Montana, how to get one, how to prepare for court, and what to do after your hearing.
Use a free interactive program to create court forms to ask a court in Montana for a Temporary Order of Protection (TOP) and hold a hearing.
Learn 10 things that you should know about criminal No Contact Orders, and how they are different from an Order of Protection or civil No Contact Order.
Learn how to make an objection, call and question witnesses, introduce exhibits and evidence, and more tips for representing yourself in court.
Learn what you can do after a sexual assault, including a hotline to help walk you through the process of getting help at your own pace.
Learn how to keep your address safe from an abuser. This site includes general information about the Address Confidentiality Program, checklist, and application.
Aprenda como utilizar evidencia en una audiencia de Orden de Protección en Montana cuando usted presenta la petición por la Orden.
The Forensic Rape Examination Payment Program can help rape victims pay for the necessary medical exam. Find answers to frequently asked questions about the program. Download a Reimbursement Claim Form for the medical exam.
Information to help you use the Full Faith and Credit Law for enforcement of your protective order from another state in Montana.
Form for payment of the costs for a rape examination.
The Hope Card allows someone who has been granted an Order of Protection in one jurisdiction to easily prove it in another jurisdiction. Hope Cards are wallet-sized and compact and are intended as a more convenient way for people who have permanent Orders of Protection to keep relevant information about their orders with them at all times.
Tips on how to act and what to do at court.
You may choose to have a sexual assault forensic exam, sometimes known as a “rape kit,” to preserve possible DNA evidence and receive important medical care. Learn what you can do to prepare, how long it takes, and why you should consider getting a sexual assault forensic exam.
It’s hard to know what to do, how to feel, or what your options are after a sexual assault. Please know that you’re not alone. If you are in immediate danger or seriously injured, call 911. The Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN) lists some things you can keep in mind.
Download a free legal form to ask a court in Montana for a Temporary Order of Protection and hold a hearing.