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COVID-19 Family Violence FAQs - Legal Aid of Northwest Texas


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This video was created by Legal Aid of Northwest TexasIt addresses family violence issues that come up during the COVID-19 crisis. The questions below are excerpted from the video. 

This article was last updated on April 13, 2020.


COVID-19 and Family Violence FAQ - Legal Aid of Northwest Texas video


Family Violence FAQs Addressed in the Video

  • What should I do if I want to leave an abusive situation right now?
  • What is a protective order?
  • Are there different types of protective orders?
  • Are courts open now for getting protective orders?
  • May I still file a protective order on my own during the pandemic if my court is closed to the public?
  • What if I have children with my abuser?
  • What about other types of cases besides protective orders? Are courts still hearing divorce and custody cases?