FAMILY ADVOCATES, INC

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Family Advocates, Inc. does not discriminate when providing services on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, disability, arrest or conviction record, sexual orientation, sexual identity, marital status, membership in the military reserve, or use or non-use of lawful products.

Phone: 608-348-5995

24 Hr Helpline: 1-800-924-2624

Locations: 

250 N Court, Platteville, WI 53818

627 Main 2nd Floor, Darlington, WI 53530

202 N Main, Ste 108, Dodgeville, WI 53533

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Legal Advocacy

Keeping Children and Families Safe in Our Communities.

Family Advocates can provide information, support and understanding of legal procedures.  We will also assist you in completing legal forms such as restraining orders, child custody, divorce and Crime Victim Compensation applications. 

 

You may also ask our advocates to accompany you to court for support and understanding of the process.   Please call our 24-hour help line for peer counseling and advocacy support at 1-800-924-2624.

This Website is not a substitute for a discussion with a qualified legal counselor.

Types of Restraining Orders

Domestic Order

Abuse may be hitting, pushing, slapping kicking, choking, punching, biting, restraining you from leaving, using a weapon, forcing sexual acts against your will, or repeated threats to harm you.

For assistance filling out any legal forms, please contact us at 608.348.5995.

Child Abuse Order

Child abuse can be physical injury, sexual contact or intercourse, sexual exploitation of the child, forcing the child to view sexual activity, exposing genitals or pubic area of child, causing the child to expose genitals or pubic area, permitting or encouraging the child to violate the prostitution laws, and emotional damage to the child.

For assistance filling out any legal forms, please contact us at 608.348.5995.

Harassment Order

Harassment includes striking, shoving, kicking a person or threatening to do the same Harassment can also include repeatedly committing acts that harass or intimidate another person and serve no legitimate purpose.

For assistance filling out any legal forms, please contact us at 608.348.5995.