Resources are available to assist with various legal issues, including the following:
Order for Protection:
The organization WomensLaw.org has details on Minnesota-specific orders for protection.
Immigration and Visa Assistance:
The Hope Center provides legal assistance and advocacy.
Their advocates provide information about law enforcement and court procedures; information about victim rights and reparations; assistance with court remedies such as Orders for Protection, Harassment Restraining Orders; and accompaniment to civil and criminal court hearings. HOPE Center maintains a close relationship with all law enforcement agencies in Rice County to ensure the needs and rights of survivors are respected.
Minnesota Statutes against Sexual Assault:
The RAINN website provides information and links to Minnesota Sexual Violence Laws.
Minnesota Crime Victim’s Bill of Rights:
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety website provides information about crime victims’ rights.