Plans to Stay Safe
Information and Forms
If you think your abuser is tracking what you do online, you’re probably right. Learn more about internet and computer safety. Find helpful articles, free court forms, and other resources related to making plans to stay safe by following the links below.
A safety plan is a set of steps you can take to reduce the risk of harm in unsafe situations with an abuser or family member. With the changes in our environments due to coronavirus, it's a good idea to follow these safety tips created by survivors.
A safety plan is a personalized, practical plan that includes ways to remain safe while in a relationship, planning to leave, or after you leave. Learn tips for coming up with your own safety plan, including safety when living with an abusive partner, safety planning with children or pets, and more.
Information about creating a safety plan for domestic violence victims. It is a good idea to have a safety plan to keep you and your children safe if you are a victim of domestic violence. Make sure to have a safety plan for when you leave your abuser.
Learn what you can do to keep information about you confidential when getting help.
Learn how to keep your address confidential on Order of Protection Forms.
How to change your social security number if you have changed your name and are a survivor of domestic violence.
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.
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.
Use a free interactive program to create a Petition for Name Change for an adult, child, or when your safety is at risk.
Use a free interactive program to create a form to ask a District Court in Montana to decide that Montana should have jurisdiction to enforce a custody or parenting order from another state.