Domestic violence laws in DC, Md., and Va.

Leslie Morgan Steiner, Modern Mom blogger

For more information or help in your area call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or visit the D.C. Volunteer Lawyers Project at www.dcvlp.org.

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