Creating a Holistic Response for Domestic Violence Litigants Through Civil Legal Services

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08/17/2017 - 2:00pm
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Center for Court Innovation
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Creating a Holistic Response for Domestic Violence Litigants Through Civil Legal Services

August 17, 2017 2 - 3:30 p.m. EST

All too often in domestic violence cases, victims lack access to legal representation in family court. Courts can take steps to promote equal access to justice for these litigants by linking them to legal services. Hear from three Mentor Courts who are each closing the gap in three different ways through innovative legal partnerships and cross-training of attorneys.