A new resource titled Preparing for Court Proceedings with Survivors of Domestic Violence is now available in the Law and Legal Advocacy Tipsheets page under Publications & Products.
Legal proceedings are often stressful for participants, whether or not they are survivors of trauma. Many survivors of domestic violence find the proceedings challenging in ways specific to the trauma they have experienced—ways that others may not be able to anticipate. For legal advocates and attorneys, your ability to recognize and adjust to the challenges survivors experience will affect their ability to participate in and contribute to successful outcomes in their cases. “Preparing for Court Proceedings with Survivors of Domestic Violence” is a new tip sheet from the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health that provides suggestions to help you think through strategies to support survivors involved in legal cases.
Please visit the following link to access this and other resources for civil lawyers and legal advocates: Law and Legal Advocacy Tipsheets.
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