Civil Legal

Meeting the Civil Legal Needs of Survivors – The Center for Solo Practitioners – 2014
Salaried attorneys and pro bono services do not meet all the legal needs of victims of domestic violence and sexual assault and their children. Funding sources for full-time attorneys are scarce. The Alliance and Thomas Jefferson School of Law have partnered to create a sustainable, new model for providing legal services to victims and their children.

 

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Providing Civil Legal Services at a Family Justice Center – Alliance – 2011
Created by Jennifer DeCarli and Nadya Rosen, and hosted by the Alliance in February of 2011, this webinar focuses on the provision of on-site civil legal services at the Brooklyn Family Justice Center. The webinar addresses how civil legal services play a necessary and key component to providing effective and comprehensive wraparound services to victims of domestic violence. This webinar also addresses the importance of collaboration between and among on-site partners, such as civil legal attorneys, counselors, case managers, police and prosecutors at a Family Justice Center.

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Family Justice Center legal Network Client Information Manual – Alliance – 2010
The FJC Legal Network Client Information Manual, created by the Alliance in 2010, contains a variety of valuable information and resources for a victim of domestic violence. The manual is broken down by the following chapters: Your Rights; Restraining Orders; Evidence; Court; Mediation; Child Welfare Services; Divorce, Custody, and other Civil Legal Issues; Information about the Criminal Legal System; Domestic Violence Information; and Other Assistance Programs Systems That You May Qualify For. The objective of this manual is to help clients understand the process of the civil, criminal, and social systems and assist clients in making an informed decision about what is best for the client and their family.

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Legal Network Overview – Alliance – 2013
Created in 2010 by the Alliance, this presentation provides an overview of the FJC Legal Network, a program of the Alliance. The FJC Legal Network, created in July of 2009, provides temporary restraining orders to victims of domestic violence at the San Diego Family Justice Center. This presentation provides information on the FJC Legal Network including relevant statistics and outcomes.

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Safety Tips When Going to Court – New Orleans Family Justice Center
This document provides safety advice for clients and court support advocates preparing for court.

 

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