Legal Issues
VINELink, an online portal to VINE, America’s number one victim notification network. VINE has been providing victims and concerned
citizens with the power of information for decades, allowing these individuals to have the sense of security that they deserve. VINELink can
be accessed 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to provide the most reliable information for custody status changes and criminal case

This site has state-by-state legal information and resources for victims, as well as advice on how to leave an abusive situation, gather
evidence of abuse, and prepare for court. (source:

Legal Aid Societies exist throughout the United States.  To find one in your area,  use the Internet search field in your browser to locate the
closest group to you.  Type in LEGAL AID SOCIETY and your city or your closest major city
. Be diligent about which site you choose to
pursue to make sure you are not charged outright for information.
Legitimate sites also offer important of links to other groups that may be of
Here are a few examples.  
Dade County (Miami, FL)      Northeastern New York      Free Legal Aid in Dallas     Middle Tennessee      Orange County, CA

The  Online Directory of Crime Victim Services is a resource from the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC). Since its launch in 2003,
the Directory has helped thousands of crime victims and service providers find non-emergency crime victim service agencies in the
United States and abroad.  Search by STATE or COUNTRY.  Go the home page and click START HERE.
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Barbara Bentley
Motivational Author and Speaker        
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Improvement of Justice Awar
Survivor of
a Psychopath