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When dealing with the issue of sexual assault it is important to remain safe. This article contains links to useful safety planning for victims and/or survivors of sexual assault. 
This article provides information on emergency protective orders and how to get a protective order. This article was provided by the texas advocacy project.
This article provides answers to common questions about trafficking and T-Visas. It was written by American Gateways.
This article tells you about your rights, under Texas Law, to break a lease if you are the victim of family violence. This article was written by the Texas Legal Services Center. 
This handbook contains a link to a publication that tells you about what child abuse is whether it is emotional, physical, sexual abuse, or neglect. It also tells you about how to report it. This publication is written by the Texas Young Lawyers Association. 
This article tells you about what happens after you get a Sexual Assault Protective Order. This article was written by Advocates of Victims of Crime at the Texas Legal Services Center.