"The American Bar Association offers resources for domestic abuse survivors navigating the legal system.
Survivors of domestic violence often wonder if they need a lawyer at some point and, if so, how to go about finding the right one. Whether or not you need to hire a lawyer depends on your specific circumstances. Lawyers can help with common situations such as protection orders, filing for divorce, custody disputes, securing a victim’s assets such as property and understanding your legal rights as a survivor, as well as other issues."
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