Contact a legal aid provider or advocate to discuss your case and review eligibility for assistance. You may also complete the forms and proceed without their assistance.
Land of Lincoln Legal Aid may be able to give legal advice and represent you in Court. Information about Land of Lincoln's eligibility requirements is available at: www.linolnlegal.org You may also contact them at 618-462-0029.
Oasis Women's Center may be available if you need help completing Order of Protection paperwork. Please call Oasis Women's Center for a legal advocate who can answer your questions at 618-465-1978.
Madison County State's Attorney's Office may be available if a criminal charge was filed. You are encouraged to contact the State's Attorney's Office at 618-692-6280. You may qualify for free representation by that office.
Legal Self-Help Center can assist you in locating or completing the necessary forms. The center can be reached at 618-296-4900 or firstname.lastname@example.org
To assist you further, the videos linked below provide line by line directions for both the Petition for Order of Protection and Emergency Order.
Emergency Order of Protection Forms
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If you need help choosing which paperwork is right for you, please refer to the information chart attached here.
Petition for Order of Protection
Emergency Order of Protection