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Is Your Client Safe?

Is Your Client Safe?

A Lawyer's Guide to Relationship Violence

This resource for family law lawyers and advocates describes relationship violence, the signs of abuse, and the risk factors. It explains what to do if your client has been victimized, and includes safety planning information, where your client can get help, and where to find further information.

See also the related fact sheet series Is Your Client Safe?, which provides more detailed information and resources. See Abuse & family violence for a complete list of all the fact sheets.

This publication is for people who are comfortable reading and may have some legal knowledge.

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