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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: September 3, 2019

  • 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: September 18, 2017

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

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  • The Civil Legal Needs of Victims of Crime in New York State: An Assessment of the Issues, Services, and Challenges in Meeting the Civil Legal Needs of Victims, OVC-Sponsored, 2017, NCJ 251212. (64 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Tribal Legal Code Resource: Civil Dependency and Related Laws - Guide for Drafting or Revising Tribal Civil Dependency and Related Laws, BJA-Sponsored, April 2017, NCJ 250683. (676 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Longer-Term Influence of Civil Legal Services on Battered Women, NIJ-Sponsored, March 2016, NCJ 249879. (115 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • White House Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable: Civil Legal Aid Research Workshop Report, NIJ, February 2016, NCJ 249776. (62 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • 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).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Tribal Civil and Criminal Legal Assistance Program: Program Performance Report, July-December 2013, BJA-Sponsored, October 2014, NCJ 248743. (14 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

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