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Utilizing VAWA Confidentiality Protections in Family Court Proceedings  


Author:  Veronica T. Thronson.; Leslye Orloff.; Carole Angel.; Soraya Fata (AUWCL) Rocio Molina (AUWCL).; Benish Anver (AUWCL) Kalli Wells (AUWCL).


Source: Volume 09, Number 03, Winter 2017 , pp.69-84(16)




Family & Intimate Partner Violence Quarterly

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Abstract: 

Discusses the application of three different types of VAWA Confidentiality and Victim Safety Provisions to immigrant clients’ family court cases. This part of the article ought to be particular valuable to legal advocates who do not regularly handle family court matters that intersect with federal immigration law and VAWA protections.

Keywords: Nondisclosure provisions; source limitations; enforcement limitations

Affiliations:  1: Michigan State Univ College of Law; 2: American University Washington College of Law (AUWCL); 3: Legal Momentum.

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