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  • Aside from compensation, how can I recover financial loss due to a violent crime?
    Some victims of crime file a civil suit against their offender or a third party to try to recover fi... Read More
    Last Updated: April 21, 2016

  • Are resources available to those who want to represent themselves in court?
    The National Center for State Courts has developed the online Self Representation Resource Guide, wh... Read More
    Last Updated: December 30, 2013

  • Where can I get legal assistance?
    The Find Legal Help section of the American Bar Association (ABA) Web site is a tool you can utilize... Read More
    Last Updated: February 8, 2011

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  • Longer-Term Influence of Civil Legal Services on Battered Women,  NIJ-Sponsored, March 2016, NCJ 249879. (115 pages).
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  • White House Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable: Civil Legal Aid Research Workshop Report,  NIJ, February 2016, NCJ 249776. (62 pages).
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  • Final Report of the "Impact of Legal Representation on Child Custody Decisions Among Families With a History of Intimate Partner Violence Study",  NIJ-Sponsored, May 2015, NCJ 248886. (60 pages).
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  • Tribal Civil and Criminal Legal Assistance Program: Program Performance Report, July-December 2013,  BJA-Sponsored, October 2014, NCJ 248743. (14 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Exploratory Study of Juvenile Orders of Protection as a Remedy for Dating Violence,  NIJ-Sponsored, April 2013, NCJ 242131. (172 pages).
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  • Comparative Evaluation of Unexplained Wealth Orders,  NIJ-Sponsored, October 2011, NCJ 237163. (844 pages).
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