Utilizing VAWA Confidentiality Protections in Family Court Proceedings.
Thronson, Veronica T. Orloff, Leslye. Angel, Carole. Rocio Molina, Sorataya Fata. Wells, Benish Anver Kalli.
Published: Fall 2016 - Winter 2017
Family and Intimate Partner Violence Quarterly
Vol. 9, No. 2 & 3 , p. 69-84
Civic Research Institute
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Kingston, NJ 08528
Discusses the application of three different types of VAWA Confidentiality and Victim Safety Provisions to immigrant clients’ family court cases. This part of the article ought to be particular valuable to legal advocates who do not regularly handle family court matters that intersect with federal immigration law and VAWA protections. (Author abstract)
child custody; custody disputes; parental rights; Spouse abuse; undocumented immigrants; legal services; lawyers role; civil rights; confidentiality; federal laws