Since 1997, Foundation “United Women“ Banja Luka is providing free and gender sensitive legal assistance, advices, and information for women survivors of domestic violence and other forms of gender based violence. Women from wide region of Banja Luka can receive following forms of legal assistance: information on their rights and procedures/steps of protecting their rights in relation to the cases of domestic violence and other forms of gender based violence, preparing the first petition to the courts and other governmental institutions (in cases of divorce, seeking alimony for underage children, compensation of non-material damage in relation to domestic violence and other forms of gender based violence, etc.) preparation of all other documents needed for procedures in front of the institutions, preparation of regular and extraordinary remedies and providing expert opinion, preparation personal requests for the protection measure of sheltering to the Safe House (in accordance with the Article 5 of the Law on Protection from Domestic Violence of Republika Srpska, Official Gazette of RS RS, no. 108/13).
Legal counseling is available every working day from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, upon previous arrangement for appointment through phone call at 051 463 143 and 051 462 146.