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[CANCELED] National Sexual Violence Law Conference (TX)

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NOTE: The 2020 Conference has been canceled. Please contact Victim Rights Law Center for further details. National Sexual Violence Law Conference The Victim Rights Law Center (VRLC) is delighted to announce a two-day legal conference in San Antonio, Texas! This conference will bring together lawyers from around the country to use the civil legal justice system to better respond to the needs…

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Address Confidentiality Laws: TX

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The Address Confidentiality Program (ACP) exists to protect victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and other crimes from their abusers being able to track and locate them, potentially putting them in continued harm’s way. The program gives victims a legal substitute address where their first-class mail will be forwarded (free of charge) to their actual address. This substitute address…

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Animals in Domestic Violence Restraining Orders: TX

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TEXAS allows domestic violence protective orders to include pets. In a protective order in Texas, the court may prohibit a party from removing a pet, companion animal, or assistance animal, as defined by Section 121.002, Human Resources Code, from the possession of a person named in the order. (V.T.C.A., Family Code § 85.021) As per the Animal Legal & Historical…

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