Personal Protection Orders and Legal Advocacy

  • Turning Point staffs the Personal Protection Order (PPO) office and Legal Advocacy Program, located in the 16th Circuit Court.
  • Staff assists in completing PPO forms, PPO related motions, and e-filing. They also provide crisis intervention, safety planning, and resources. Since March 2020 they have assisted in the filing of over 850 PPOs, while working remotely.
  • Legal advocates help survivors of domestic/sexual violence and stalking navigate the criminal justice system by providing court accompaniment, safety planning, crisis intervention, and resources.

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