Legal Resources

For those in need of assistance finding legal representation or legal information.


This website is a one stop shop to direct you to legal information and services. Find free legal help if you are low-income, get a referral for a lawyer to hire, browse legal information, and find out what to do if you’re having trouble with a lawyer you already have. Referrals done by geographic location.


Information about restraining orders and other legal protections for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Direct: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) 


The Laws in Your State

A database of state laws including mandatory reporting, confidentiality laws, HIV/AIDS testing of sexual offenders, termination of rapists' parental rights, and statutes of limitations for each state.

Search by state or topic, and find the information or resources you need.


Take Back the Night - Free legal assistance

If you are a survivor or have legal questions related to sexual or domestic violence, please complete the form the link below will take you to, to be connected with the TBTN legal support team. These attorneys can assist with situations of sexual assault & violence on college campuses, statutory rape, sexual harassment in the workplace, gender discrimination, stalking, and domestic violence.

The legal team typically responds within 24 hours to all inquiries. They will help you assess your situation and provide options. They listen without judgment and all information is kept private.

Hotline: 866-966-9013


It Happened to Alexa Foundation

The 'It Happened to Alexa Foundation’ supports rape survivors emotionally and financially through the trauma of the criminal trial, in the hopes that more survivors will go through with the prosecution in order to put these perpetrators behind bars.

Direct: 716-754-9105