Navigating the legal labyrinth often next hurdle for those fleeing domestic violence in Las Vegas

When a domestic violence victim is ready to leave an abusive situation, their next hurdle might be navigating the legal and judicial systems.
News Story (Nevada)

Michael Lyle
Las Vegas Review-Journal
October 27, 2016

Tags: Domestic Violence

Organizations mentioned/involved: Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada


Working alongside survivors and advocates can be a variety of pro bono attorneys, or even nonprofits such as the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada.

“There are a constant stream of cases,” said Athar Haseebullah, a staff attorney with the nonprofit Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada. “When a victim is fleeing, they might be facing more than one legal issue.”