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Family Violence

It is a crime for any person to cause you any physical injury or harm, even if that person is a member or former member of your family or household.

As a victim of Family Violence, you have the right to:

♦ ASK the local prosecutor to file a criminal complaint against the person committing the family violence.

♦ APPLY to the district court for an order protecting you from the offender.

♦ APPLY for Crime Victims Compensation to assist you financially to cover medical expenses, counseling services, or relocation expenses incurred as a result of your victimization.

 EMERGENCY…………………………………………………………………………………….……………………………………………………………911

 GRAND PRAIRIE POLICE DEPARTMENT……………………………………………………………………..(972) 237-8750

 DALLAS POLICE DEPARTMENT………………………..……………………………………………………………..(214) 671-3001

 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE NATIONAL HOTLINE………………………….………………………………..1-800-799-7233

 FAMILY VIOLENCE LEGAL LINE…………………………………………………………………………………….1-800-374-4673

 LAWYER REFERRAL SERVICE……………………………..…………………………………………………………1-800-252-9690

 LEGAL HOTLINE……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………1-800-777-3247

 NATIONAL COUNCIL ON ALCOHOL & DRUGS…………………………………………………………1-866-234-7133

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