Learn how to represent yourself in an Order of Protection hearing when you are the Petitioner.
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.
Learn what the law in Montana says about stalking, how to protect yourself from a stalker, and tips for gathering and storing evidence. Download a journal to help record evidence of stalking.
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 how to make an objection, call and question witnesses, introduce exhibits and evidence, and more tips for representing yourself in court.
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.
Find out rights of crime victims during and after a criminal prosecution.
Download a free form that you can use to make a record if someone is threatening you or making you feel unsafe. This form may be helpful if you need to recall events for law enforcement or in court.
Information to help you use the Full Faith and Credit Law for enforcement of your protective order from another state in Montana.
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.
Learn what is considered stalking, including online stalking, and steps you can take to protect yourself.
Download a free legal form to ask a court in Montana for a Temporary Order of Protection and hold a hearing.