If you are a victim of domestic violence, please apply for help immediately.

SVLAS provides extensive representation to the victims of domestic violence. This representation can be in family law matters - such as custody, support, visitation and divorce - as well as any other civil legal problem that arises as a result of the violence.
If you have been the victim of domestic violence and are experiencing any type of civil legal problem, please contact SVLAS to apply for help.
Written legal information on DOMESTIC VIOLENCE is available at valegalaid.org.
Resources are also available from the Virginia Sexual & Domestic Violence Action Alliance, including free, confidential, 24-hours-a-day support.
1.800.838.8238 (V/tty) 24 HOURS A DAY
Chat (confidential instant messaging) Monday-Friday 4pm-8pm
Text: (804) 793-9999 Monday-Friday 4pm-8pm
For a list of Domestic Violence programs serving victims in our area, click here.


DISCLAIMER: This website has been prepared for general informational purposes only. The information you see on this website, or by linking to other websites, is not legal advice and cannot replace the advice of an attorney. Viewing this website, completing an online application, or transmitting any e-mail message to SVLAS does not create an attorney-client relationship. In fact, unless you are already a client of SVLAS, your online application or e-mail may NOT be protected by attorney-client privilege. Also please remember that unencrypted e-mail may be intercepted by persons other than the intended recipient. Legal advice is dependent upon the specific circumstances of each situation. If you have a legal problem and want to receive legal advice or representation, you should contact an attorney in your area. If you live in southwestern Virginia, have a low household income, and your problem is one that Legal Aid may be able to assist with, please consider applying for legal assistance from SVLAS.