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This article provides information on myths and facts about victims of domestic violence. This article was provided by Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid.  
This article contains  information on orders of nondisclosure for offenses involving human tracfficking. This article includes information on how to get a non disclosure under section 411.0728 of the Texas Government Code. FORMS ARE INCLUDED. This article was written by the Texas Office of Court Administration.
This article explains what peace bonds are under Texas law. It was written by Texas Legal Services Center.   
This article tells you how to get a protective order and what protections it may be able to provide to you. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. 
This article contains general information on human trafficking and T nonimmigrant status. This article was written by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. 
This article was written by Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse. It was last updated on March 16, 2020.  
This article tells you about identity theft, including steps you can take if you are dealing with identity theft. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid
This article about safety planning was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.  
This article tells you steps you can take to stay safe if you are a victim and/or survivor of domestic violence. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. 
This article is from a human trafficking safety planning guide created by the Polaris Project. It provides information for victims/survivors of human trafficking to increase their safety.   
This article provides valubale information about the laws that affect senior citizens. If you are a senior Texan this is the guide for you. It was written by the Texas Young Lawyers Association.  
This article provides information on early lease termination in the event of a sexual assault, the documentation needed, and whether you can break a lease if sexually assaulted. This article was written by Texas Association Against Sexual Assault and can also be found here.
This article provides information about sexual assault exams. The material is excerpted from this article by the Texas Association Against Sexual Assault.  
This article tells you what sexual assault protective orders are and who can get one. This article was written by Advocates for Victims of Crime (AVOICE) at the Texas Legal Services Center. 
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 is an introduction to Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation ("SLAPP") lawsuits and the Texas Citizens Participation Act.
This article provides information on stalking and terroristic threats. This article is reproduced from the Crime Victims division of the Texas Attorney General's office.   
This article was written by Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse. It was last updated on March 16, 2020.  
This article answers common questions about human trafficking and T Visas. It was written by American Gateways.
Texas does not have legal separation, so this article explains how to protect your legal rights when you are not, for whatever reason, ready to divorce.