Resources Library: Courts

Federal Firearms Law: Domestic Violence Offender Gun Ban

Added Monday, November 15, 2010 by Office of the Executive Secretary


An important Notice to Persons Convicted of Misdemeanor Crimes of Domestic Violence This  brochure was developed by the Department of Criminal Justice Services and the Office of the Executive Secretary, Supreme Court of Virginia Supreme Court of Virginia, Office of Executive Secretary.

I-CAN!  Understanding Protective Orders in Richmond, Virginia

Added Thursday, July 14, 2016 by Action Alliance

The I-CAN! Understanding Protective Orders in Richmond, Virginia Booklet describes what a protective order is, the types of protective orders, the process of obtaining a protective order in Richmond, Virginia, tips about going to court, what to do after you receive a protective order, and various resources.

 

Attached is (1) the English version of the booklet, (2) a large print English version of the booklet, and (3) a Spanish version of the booklet.

Immigrant Families & Public Benefits: Under a New Presidential Administration

Added Tuesday, May 02, 2017 by Virginia Poverty Law Center

Recent changes to immigration enforcement have resulted in social services agencies across Virginia reporting decreased numbers of immigrant families requesting access to services. Some immigrant families even seek to withdraw their U.S.-born children from crucial benefits for which they are eligible due to fear of immigration enforcement. This PDF document is from a webinar given on March 31, 2017, to discuss changes in the immigration enforcement landscape, its impact on immigrant communities, immigrants' eligibility for public benefits for themselves and their U.S.-born children and strategies to encourage immigrant families to continue to access public benefits for which they are eligible. The webinar was sponsored by the Virginia League of Social Services Executives, Legal Aid Justice Center, Virginia Poverty Law Center and the Virginia State Bar Access to Justice Committee.

Journal: Revolution: Celebrating 30 years of progress

Added Thursday, February 23, 2012 by Action Alliance

A journal for professionals working with victims/survivors of sexual and domestic violence. Volume 5 celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Virginia coalition, and includes the following topics: 30 Years of Making History; Reflections From Those Who Have Worked on the Front Lines; Survivors of Sexual & Domestic Violence Share Their Stories; A Brief History of Virginia's First Rape Crisis Center and Domestic Violence Program; Maps Depicting Expansion of Virginia's Domestic Violence Programs and Sexual Assault Crisis Centers; Brief Bios of the "30 Voices for 30 Years" Honorees.

Volume 5; January 2012.

Published by Virginia Sexual & Domestic VIolence Action Alliance.

68 pages

Journal: Revolution: Working with Immigrant Survivors of Sexual and Domestic Violence

Added Thursday, October 13, 2011 by Action Alliance

A journal for professionals working with victims/survivors of sexual and domestic violence. Volume 4 addresses working with immigrant survivors, and includes the following topics: Improving Your Program's Accessibility to Immigrant Survivors; Legal Clinics Help Immigrants Understand Their Rights; Immigrant Programs and Services; Power and Control Tactics Used Against Immigrant Women; Cultural Proficiency Continuum.

Volume 4; January 2011.

Published by Virginia Sexual & Domestic VIolence Action Alliance.

24 pages.