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Domestic Violence Legal Program

We empower survivors to use the legal system

What We Do

ELAP has three full-time staff attorneys dedicated to domestic violence cases. We also provide one-time legal advice to survivors in our free monthly legal clinics.

We help with:

  • Legal advice
  • Protection orders
  • Divorce, custody, and spousal support
  • Safety planning
  • Support during court process
  • Referrals to other services


You may qualify for legal help if:

  • You live in King County, or
  • You have a case in King County
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How To Get Help

Legal help from staff attorneys:
You must receive a referral from a domestic violence program or other service provider, for example DAWN, New Beginnings, or LifeWire. We do not accept self-referrals for these services.

Legal clinics:
To make an appointment at one of our legal clinics, call our Help Line Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

425-747-7274 (English)

425-620-2778 (Español)

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Tenants: Due to high volume, our Housing Stability Program is closed to new clients. Please call the King County Tenant Resource Line for assistance: (206) 580-0762
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