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Providing Family Law and

Domestic Violence Assistance

- 26 legal rights presentations to victims of domestic violence at the Women’s Center RI.

- 135 victims of domestic violence received legal rights education on employment, housing and consumer rights.

- 5 victims of domestic violence were provided with full representation in their family law cases.

- 5 H.O.P.E. Federal Re-entry Court participants received legal assistance with visitation, child support and housing issues.

PROJECTS

COMMUNITY PARTNER LAW FIRM PARTNER

YEAR

Women’s Center RI -

Direct Representation

Women’s Center RI

Hinckley Allen LLP

2006-2009

Women’s Center RI -

Legal Rights Education

Women’s Center RI

Hinckley Allen LLP

Whelan, Corrente, Kinder &

Siket LLP

2008-2013

2014-present

H.O.P.E. Federal

Re-entry Court

H.O.P.E. Federal Re-entry Court McIntyre Tate LLP

Barton Gilman LLP

2014-present

2015-present

PRO BONO HOURS

Family Law and Domestic

Violence Projects

Attorney Hours:

828

RWU Law Student Hours:

439

research indicates that the only public

service that reduces domestic abuse in

the long term is women’s access to legal

assistance.