Victims of domestic violence have a new resource available to them.
Two videotapes produced by the Women Lawyers of Utah and the Utah State Bar will be distributed for free to medical facilities, churches, libraries, video stores, courts, the attorney general's office, Rape Crisis Center and the women's shelter.Women Lawyers of Utah and the diversity committee of the bar have produced the two videos with a grant from the Utah Bar Foundation and other donations. The tapes show how to obtain protective orders from the courts and what to expect during court proceedings. The tapes address frustrations and misconceptions common in domestic violence situations and help victims of abuse understand the resources available to them.
For more information, call 1-800-897-5465.