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District Court Pre-Sentencing Report

This document outlines what should be included in a defendant’s report before sentencing. It includes the defendant’s version of what happened in the incident, any prior arrests or convictions, family background, marital history, children, education,... Read More

Full Faith and Credit

regarding Full Faith and Credit Provisions of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and VAWA 2000. It addresses the intent of the law, the No-Cost Provision, tribal orders, criminal protection orders, child custody, military orders,... Read More

A Law Enforcement Officer’s Guide to Enforcing Orders of Protection Nationwide

Created by the International Association of Chiefs of Police, Protecting Victims of Domestic Violence is a law enforcement officer’s guide to enforcing orders of protection nationwide. It details the Full Faith and Credit Provision, how... Read More

U-Visas: Immigration Relief for Victims of Certain Crimes, FAQs

This document provides brief answers to frequently asked questions about U Visas, eligibility, included crimes, required documents for applications, deportation, confidentiality, and more. Read More

U-Visa in a Nutshell

Created by Carmen Chavez and Courtney Bolin, this document gives a quick glance at the basic U Visa requirements and serves as checklist for easy reference. Read More