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Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
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January 2018

U Visa for Crime Victims

Publisher(s):
This page provides information about U visa, including what this visa is, who can be its principal applicants, grounds for inadmissibility, and costs for its application.
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April 2015

Preparing Your Case

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This section of WomensLaw provides tips on preparing for a final protection order hearing in civil court. Although it is geared towards protection order cases, the general principles may be useful for litigants representing themselves in other types of cases as well, such as custody cases.
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April 2015

Choosing and Working with a Lawyer

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This section of WomensLaw includes information on choosing and working with a lawyer in civil court proceedings, such as protection orders, custody, and divorce.
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May 2012

Safety in Court

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This webpage includes tips to help survivors be safer getting to the courthouse, once inside the courthouse, and leaving the courthouse. Example tips include: bring a friend or family member to the courthouse, identify safe places to sit near courthouse security, and have a police or sheriff escort the survivor to transportation after the proceeding.
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Finding a Lawyer

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This webpage includes a drop-down menu where you can select a state and view links to lawyer referral services and legal aid organizations in that state. Listings are organized either by county or by city/town within each state.
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Immigration

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This page on WomensLaw.org includes information on VAWA laws for abuse victims, U Visa laws for crime victims, T Visa laws for trafficking victims, Asylum, and Refugee status.