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Statute Guides & Matrices

Unauthorized Practice of Law Matrix

Published: October, 2017| NCPOFFC

This matrix provides a statutory compilation on unauthorized practice of law. Laws covered include practice of law by non-lawyers. View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

Protection Order Registration Matrix

Published: October, 2017| NCPOFFC

This matrix contains state statutes with the definition of domestic violence/abuse for obtaining a domestic violence civil protection order.  View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

Protection Order Definition Matrix

Published: October, 2017| NCPOFFC

This matrix contains state statutes with the definition of domestic violence/abuse for obtaining a domestic violence civil protection order.  View this resource

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State Statutes Addressing Mutual Protection Orders

Published: October, 2017| NCPOFFC

This matrix contains state and territorial statutes that address the issuance and enforcement of mutual protection orders. View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

State Protection Order Statutes: No Fee for Filing, Issuance, Registration and Service of Process

Published: October, 2017| NCPOFFC

This matrix contains state statutes prohibiting the charging of fees to petitioners for filing, issuance, service of process, enforcement and registration of protection orders. View this resource

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Protection Order Violations Matrix

Published: October, 2017| NCPOFFC

This matrix contains protection order violation statutes from state and territorial jurisdictions. View this resource

Webinar Recording

New Research on the Intergenerational Transmission of Abuse

Published: September, 2017| Megan Haselschwerdt, PhD and Kelly Knight, PhD

The "cycle of violence" hypothesis is deeply engrained in the domestic violence movement and is often invoked without a solid understanding of the limitations and challenges involved with testing this… View this resource

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Drivers of Intimate Partner Violence in Three Refugee Camps

Published: September, 2017| Karin Wachter, MEd

Research in humanitarian settings has traditionally focused on the sexual violence women experience by armed actors despite growing evidence that indicates that intimate partner violence (IPV)… View this resource

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Creative Methods for Local Enforcement of Federal Firearms Restrictions

Published: September, 2017| David Keck, J.D.

Even if your state does not prohibit firearms possession by domestic violence offenders, your community can still develop firearm surrender protocols.  Federal law prohibits possession of firearms by… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Domestic Violence is Complex: Cycles, Wheels, or Systems

Published: September, 2017| Sandra Burge, PhD

This webinar will focus on the challenges posed to clinicians in working with victims of violence. Dr. Burge will present the findings of their research. The partner violence literature describes… View this resource

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National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women

Published: January, 2015| National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women

The National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women, a nonprofit organization founded in 1987, is a resource and advocacy center for battered women charged with crimes related to their… View this resource

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National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Published: January, 2015| National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence provides a list of state domestic violence coalitions and other resources for victims and advocates. View this resource

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National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges/Family Violence Department

Published: January, 2015| National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges

The Family Violence Department improves the way courts, law enforcement agencies, and others respond to family violence, while recognizing the legal, cultural, and psychological dynamics involved with… View this resource

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National Criminal Justice Reference Service

Published: January, 2015| Office of Justice Programs

Established in 1972, the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) is a federally funded resource offering information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide. View this resource

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National Immigration Project

Published: January, 2015| National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild

A national non-profit that provides legal and technical support to immigrant communities, legal practitioners, and all advocates seeking to advance the rights of noncitizens. View this resource

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National Institute of Justice

Published: January, 2015| Office of Justice Programs

The National Institute of Justice website houses research on violence against women. View this resource

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National Judicial Institute on Domestic Violence

Published: January, 2015| National Judicial Institute on Domestic Violence

The NJIDV has collaborated with a broad range of professionals, including judges, attorneys, advocates, academics, mental health experts, social scientists, child experts, elder abuse and geriatric… View this resource

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National Network To End Domestic Violence

Published: January, 2015| National Network to End Domestic Violence

NNEDV provides training and assistance to the statewide and territorial coalitions against domestic violence. It also furthers public awareness of domestic violence and changes beliefs that condone… View this resource

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National Network to End Violence Against Immigrant Women

Published: January, 2015| National Network to End Violence Against Immigrant Women

The National Network to End Violence Against Immigrant Women seeks to challenge and eliminate all forms of oppression and discrimination against immigrant women facing violence by empowering them to… View this resource

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National Resource Center on Domestic Violence

Published: January, 2015| National Resource Center on Domestic Violence

The NRCDV’s mission is to improve societal and community responses to domestic violence and ultimately prevent its occurrence. The center provides a wide range of free, comprehensive, and… View this resource