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The Family Law and Victim Rights Unit

The Family Law and Victim Rights Unit at Pine Tree Legal Assistance provides statewide coverage for the civil legal needs of victim/survivors of sexual assault. In many areas of the state, the Family Law and Victim Rights Unit also provides civil legal services to victim/survivors of domestic violence.

Our Services

Family Law and Victim Rights Unit cases are referred to Pine Tree Legal through a direct referral process from sexual assault and domestic violence agencies throughout the state. Pine Tree does not intake family law or victim rights cases through our online, walk-in, or call in hours.

We handle cases in many different areas related to domestic violence and sexual assault. Types of cases we work on include:

  • Protection from Abuse
  • Divorce
  • Parental Rights (Custody)
  • Title IX and other education advocacy
  • Housing advocacy
  • Employment advocacy

Sexual Assault Resources & Advocacy

Sexual Assault & Harassment Help

Sexual Assault Statewide Hotline (24/7): 1-800-871-7741

Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault

Domestic Violence Resources & Advocacy

Maine Domestic Violence Agencies & Organizations Provider Support

Domestic Violence Statewide Hotline (24/7): 1-866-464-5347

Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence

More Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Resources

Tribal Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Resources

24/7 Hotline Numbers:

Wabanaki Women's Coalition

Immigrant & Refugee Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Help

Immigrant Resource Center of Maine • 207-753-0061

Education and Self Help

Sexual Assault

Can I get a Protection from Abuse Order if I am a survivor of sexual assault?

Maine Sexual Assault Resources: Consent and Maine Law

Sexual Assault in the LGBTQ+ Community in Maine: You can get help!

Maine Sexual Assault Resources: Child Sexual Abuse & Normal Child Sexual Behavior

Rights of Maine Renters: Victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking

Maine Sexual Assault Resources: Sexual Assault and Schools

Domestic Violence

Protection from Abuse in Maine: First Steps & Frequently Asked Questions

Protection from Abuse in Maine: Getting Ready for Your Hearing & Next Steps

Rights of Maine Renters: Victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking

Healthcare Resources for Maine Children Who Have Experienced Violence

 

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