Advocates are available in both the 36th Judicial Circuit civil and criminal courts. Assistance with protection orders, safety planning, notification of rights, accompaniment and applications for Crime Victims Assistance are services offered to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking. Advocates can also offer empathetic listening, community referrals and information about domestic violence and its effects on the victim and their family. Court Advocates will continue providing services to crime victims until their cases are resolved in court. If you feel you would benefit from the services of either court advocate please call 573-686-4873 for a referral.