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Best Practices for Lawyers Representing Survivors of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Trafficking and Stalking in Texas

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This best practices handbook is intended for lawyers. It is not written for those who are not lawyers. It is offered as a source to guide your legal research into various domestic violence, stalking, trafficking and sexual assault issues. If you have questions please consult a lawyer or contact a live chat specialist on TexasLawHelp.org. 

Acknowledgement

Many individuals contributed to the Best Practices for Lawyers Representing Survivors of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Stalking, and Trafficking in the State of Texas.

The Legal Services Support Division’s Family Law Task Force, State Bar of Texas, is grateful for their expertise, time, and commitment. The Family Law Task Force wants to especially recognize the

work of Jeana A. Lungwitz, Clinical Professor of the Domestic Violence Clinic at the University of Texas School of Law. Without Prof. Lungwitz’s leadership and dedication, this report would not have been completed and adopted.

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