Pro Bono Training Videos

Before volunteering, volunteers must:

1. If you haven’t already, please complete the volunteer application;

2. Download all relevant training materials below;

3. Complete the appropriate training video(s) below;

4. Fill in the form below the video for confirmation and to receive CLE credit;

5. Sign the Ascend Justice Volunteer Agreement (Volunteers will be sent an agreement once training is complete)

Training Materials:

Order of Protection Volunteer Manual 

Order of Protection Forms 

Order of Protection Affidavit Template 

Family Defense Volunteer Manual

Once you have finished viewing the training videos, please fill out the form at the very bottom of this page.

Emergency Order of Protection Training

Family Defense Training

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