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Navigating the Civil Legal System. Advocacy for Refugees in Idaho Christina King, MBA, CPM Court Advocate Manager. Domestic Violence Contacts & Resources. Christina King, MBA, CPM WCA Court Advocate Manager 208.343.3688 ext . 20 cking@wcaboise.org Rachael Bazzett WCA Victim Advocate

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Navigating the civil legal system

Navigating the Civil Legal System

Advocacy for Refugees in Idaho

Christina King, MBA, CPM

Court Advocate Manager


Domestic violence contacts resources
Domestic Violence Contacts & Resources

  • Christina King, MBA, CPM

    WCA Court Advocate Manager

    208.343.3688 ext. 20

    cking@wcaboise.org

  • Rachael Bazzett

    WCA Victim Advocate

    208.577.4498

    rbazzett@wcaboise.org

  • WCA Crisis Line: 208.343.7025

  • WCA Rape Advocacy Line: 208.345.7273

  • FACES: 208.577.4400

  • Idaho Domestic Violence Hotline: 1.800.669.3176

  • Sexual Assault Hotline: 1.800.656.4673

  • Idaho Care Line: 2.1.1 OR 1.800.926.2588


Definitions types of abuse
Definitions & Types of Abuse

  • The intentional use of abusive tactics and/or physical force in order to obtain and maintain power and control over an intimate partner, a family member, or a friend.

  • Physical, emotional, verbal, sexual, financial


Legal hotlines contact information
Legal Hotlines & Contact Information

  • Domestic Violence Legal Aid Advice Hotline

    Monday-Friday 9:30-3:30 (MT)

    1.877.500.2980

  • Teen Dating Violence & Sexual Assault Legal Talk line

    Limited legal services & advice for ages 13 through 22

    1.855.256.1970

  • Idaho Legal Aid

    Boise: 1.208.345.0106

    Caldwell: 1.208.454.2591

  • Idaho Volunteer Lawyers Program

    1.208.334-4510


Idaho code

39-6303

“Domestic Violence” means the physical injury, sexual abuse or forced imprisonment or threat thereof of a family or household member, or of a minor child by a person with whom the minor child has had or is having a dating relationship, or of an adult by a person with whom the adult has had or is having a dating relationship.

Idaho Code

Title 39, Chapter 63

AKA: Domestic Violence Crime Prevention Act

Passed by Legislation in 1988


Protection order criteria
Protection Order Criteria

RECENT ACT OR THREAT OF VIOLENCE

DOMESTIC RELATIONSHIP

  • Married or previously married

  • Child in common

  • Reside or formerly reside together (includes roommates)

  • Related by blood

  • Current or former dating relationship

    **Includes same sex couples

  • Physical injury

  • Sexual abuse

  • False imprisonment


Navigating the civil legal system

WCA Assistance with Petition

WCAOrientation

WCA Call

WCA Referral to ILAS/IVLP Attorney


Court interpreters assistance 4 th judicial district
Court Interpreters & Assistance (4th Judicial District)

  • Interpreter Coordination: 287.7500

    Sandra Barrios, Coordinator: 287.7686

  • Family Court Services: 287.7600

    Information about parenting plans, child support, etc.

  • Court Assistance Office (8:30-3 M-F): 287-6963

    Access to free paperwork for civil court filings

    http://www.adaweb.net/CourtAssistanceOffice.aspx

    http://www.courtselfhelp.idaho.gov/

  • Protection Order Paperwork

    http://www.courtselfhelp.idaho.gov/domestic-violence