Family Law Unit
PLA's Family Law unit focuses on helping survivors of domestic and sexual violence and their children. This includes helping them leave abusive relationships and build lives of their choosing.
Get Legal Help Now
The fastest way to speak with an advocate is to call the Family Law Hotline at 215-981-3838 between 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
I need a Protection From Abuse Order
I need custody of my child in order to leave my abuser
I want to move away with my child to get away from an abuser
You Have the Right to Unpaid Leave Due to Domestic or Sexual Violence
Did you know that all employees in Philadelphia are legally entitled to unpaid leave to address issues related to domestic violence and/or sexual assault?
Law Student Clinics
PLA takes mentoring the next generations of advocates seriously. Our highly trained law interns provide high-quality, compassionate advocacy to our clients.
Supporting Immigrant Survivors of Violence
At PLA, we support immigrant survivors of violence by seeking to dismantle the additional barriers they face and providing solutions with a trauma-informed and holistic service model.