Despite its name, WomensLaw.org provides information that is relevant to people of all genders, not just women. Their e-mail hotline provides legal information to anyone who reaches out with legal questions or concerns regarding domestic violence, sexual violence, or any other topic covered on WomensLaw.org. The WomensLaw.org website also provides state-specific legal information and resources for survivors of domestic violence.
The Laws in Your State (RAINN)
From the legal definition of rape to the statute of limitation for a particular sex crime, where you live makes a difference. Here’s a guide to the laws in your state.
You Have Rights
As part of the Existe Ayuda project, this pocket card offers an outline of victim’s rights and information about ways to safely get help. Includes Spanish and English versions of the pocket card.
LawHelp.org has been created for people living on low-incomes and the legal organizations that serve them. LawHelp.org provides referrals to local legal aid and public interest law offices, basic information about legal rights, court forms, self-help information, court information, links to social service agencies, and more in your state.
AVVO is a directory of attorneys that includes detailed profiles, reviews, and ratings to make it easier to find the best legal support for you.
American Bar Association
A directory of attorney referral lines, categorized by state.
NELA Find-A-Lawyer service
The National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) advances employee rights and serves lawyers who advocate for equality and justice in the American workplace. Their Find-A-Lawyer service allows individuals to search for lawyers that can help in cases of unfair treatment in the workplace.
Legal Services Corporation
LSC is the single largest funder of civil legal aid for low-income Americans in the nation. It promotes equal access to justice and provides grants for high-quality civil legal assistance to low-income Americans. Their website offers an interactive map to find legal aid in your area.
Protect Our Defenders (for Servicemember and those who Work in the Military)
The only national organization solely dedicated to ending the epidemic of rape and sexual assault in the military and to combating a culture of pervasive misogyny, sexual harassment, and retribution against victims. POD’s Legal Services Program is the only program in the country providing free legal services specifically for survivors of military sexual assault and sexual harassment, and bystanders and whistleblowers who are suffering retaliation for intervening or reporting sexual assault or harassment. Services often include victim legal representation for the military justice process, protection from retaliation, discharge records corrections, and assistance with obtaining needed health care.
Victim Rights Law Center
The Victim Rights Law Center provides free, comprehensive legal services for sexual assault victims with legal issues in Massachusetts and Oregon in the areas of privacy, safety, housing, education, employment, immigration, LGBTQ-specific issues, criminal justice advocacy, and financial stability.
National Fair Housing Alliance
The National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) is the voice of fair housing. NFHA works to eliminate housing discrimination and to ensure equal housing opportunity for all people through leadership, education, outreach, membership services, public policy initiatives, community development, advocacy, and enforcement.
Futures Without Violence
A guide written by Futures Without Violence and Legal Momentum that identifies workplace protections for survivors of domestic violence, assault and stalking in four different categories: anti-discrimination protections, reasonable accommodations in the workplace, leave/time off, and unemployment insurance