Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, & Abuse
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Healthcare Resources for Maine Children Who Have Experienced Violence

How does domestic violence affect children? Violence and trauma can have long-lasting effects on children who witness or experience violent events.

Protection from Abuse Actions in Maine: Special Considerations When the Defendant is in the Military

Maine has a protection from abuse (PFA) law for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, sex trafficking, and stalking. For background, see our article: Protection from Abuse – How the law works in Maine.

Sexual Harassment: Your Fair Housing Rights

Is sexual harassment covered under the Maine Human Rights Act? The Maine Human Rights Act bans harassment based on: