Legal Advocacy at Mutual Ground

Legal advocates help victims of domestic and sexual violence navigate legal systems and understand their rights. Advocates assist clients in obtaining protective orders, accompany clients to court, and provide support throughout the pursuit of safety at home, work, and school.


How to Connect:

Legal advocacy services are available in-person and over the phone.

To speak with a legal advocate, call 630-897-0080 or 630-897-8383


Legal Services Include:

  • Individual Advocacy
  • Court Accompaniment
  • Case Management
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Education About Victims’ Rights
  • Advocacy for Victims at:
    • Child Advocacy Centers
    • Law Enforcement
    • State’s Attorney Offices
    • Child Support Enforcement


Legal Advocacy Services Focus On:

  • Safety & safety planning
  • Protective orders in court
  • Support filing a police report
  • Accompaniment throughout criminal proceedings
  • Safety at home
  • Safety in schools
  • Workplace safety & accommodations
  • Landlord/tenant issues
  • Access to community resources
  • Crime Victims Compensation


Protective Orders


For Kendall County Protective Orders, go to:Mutual Ground Office located at the Kendall County Courthouse

807 John St., Yorkville, IL 60560

For information about protective orders in other locations, contact a legal advocate at 630-897-0080 or 630-897-8383