Family Law

Center on Fathers, Families, and Public Policy The Center on Fathers, Families, and Public Policy (CFFPP) is a nationally-focused public policy organization conducting policy research, technical assistance, training, litigation and public education in order to focus attention on the barriers faced by never-married, low-income fathers and their families.

Federal Office of Child Support Enforcement The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is responsible for federal programs that promote the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals, and communities.

NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund NOW Legal Defense pursues equality for women and girls in the workplace, the schools, the family and the courts, through litigation, education, and public information programs.

National Center on Youth Law he National Center for Youth Law uses the law to protect children from the harms caused by poverty, and to improve the lives of children living in poverty. Good articles and analyses from newsletters posted online.

National Immigration Law Center The National Immigration Law Center (NILC) is a national support center whose mission is to protect and promote the rights of low income immigrants and their family members. NILC staff specialize in immigration law, and the employment and public benefits rights of immigrants.

National Senior Citizen's Law Center The National Senior Citizens Law Center advocates nationwide to promote the independence and well-being of low-income elderly individuals, as well as persons with disabilities, with particular emphasis on women and racial and ethnic minorities. As a national support center, NSCLC advocates through litigation, legislative and agency representation and assistance to attorneys and paralegals in field programs.

Toolkit to End Violence Against Women The Toolkit is maintained by the National Advisory Council on Violence Against Women and the Violence Against Women Office of US DHHS. It is aimed at communities, policy leaders, and advocates. It does not have information about specific shelter resources.

Wisconsin Council on Children and Famillies This non-profit advocacy group maintains an excellent web site with links to data and legislative developments affecting children and families.

Wisconsin Fathers for Children and Families We are a group of men and women working to assure every child has the fullest opportunity to experience the love and nurturance of both their father and mother. We operate a telephone hot-line ( 608-All-DADS), publish "Today's Dads" newsletter, and support the role of responsible fathers in the raising of children. We also educate the public, courts and legislators about the important role fathers play in the raising of children.


Domestic Violence Court Forms

Domestic Violence Resources

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