Navigating Complex Legal and Social Needs

Can the legal system help survivors of sexual assault and/or domestic violence?  How can it be helpful? How might it not be? And how can I have those conversations with someone if I’m not a lawyer? The Legal Information Network of Colorado (LINC) program at Rocky Mountain Victim Law Center (RMvlc) has spent the last...
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The Fuzzy Line: Legal Advocacy and the Practice of Law

Whether helping clients navigate a criminal case, explaining the Victim Rights Act, walking through the protection order process, explaining divorce or allocation of parental responsibilities, or responding to the myriad other legal questions that survivors have, advocates play an invaluable role.  But the line between legal information and legal advice is a fuzzy one. Advocates...
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