Shelter and transitional housing residents are eligible to receive legal advocacy through Laurel House. Our Legal Advocate provides accompaniment to Protection From Abuse hearings and gives residents information on their rights under Pennsylvania law, including Crime Victims Compensation, Address Confidentiality, and participation in the SAVIN (Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification) system.
If you are interested in more information about the Montgomery County Court System, please access the county website at www.montcopa.org. Under the section marked "Law and Justice", this site contains copies of commonly used legal pleadings and information about the judicial process.
For information about obtaining a lawyer to represent you, please contact the Montgomery Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service at (610) 279-9660, extension 201.