Domestic Violence


Domestic Violence Resources

STATUTORY REFERENCES


Art. 27.14(e) CCP- Statutory Admonishment –  Texas Code of Criminal Procedure

FC 71.0021 - Dating Violence  - Texas Family Code

FC 71.003 - Former Spouses  -  Texas Family Code

FC 71.005, .006 - Household Member  - Texas Family Code

PC 22.01(a)(2) - Assault by Threat  - Texas Penal Code

PC 22.01(a)(3) - Assault by Offensive Physical Contact -  Texas Penal Code

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Criminal Justice System Response Trainings (CJSRT) – Designed to enhance local family violence systems collaboration, create networking opportunities, and build a more consistent response to family violence. Check this link to register for these trainings offered through July 2010.

http://www.oag.state.tx.us/victims/protective.shtml – Texas Attorney General Crime Victim’s page with FAQ regarding protective orders.

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence – The NCADV’s work spans from local to national levels. Through coalition building, shelter programs, education, policy development, and other means, the NCADV’s goal is to eliminate domestic violence.

Texas Council on Family Violence – The TCFV “promotes safe and healthy relationships by supporting service providers, facilitating strategic prevention efforts, and creating opportunities for freedom from domestic violence.”
Family Law Attorney – Free family law information for individuals and small businesses written by lawyers but in easy to understand legal terms.”

USDA Safety, Health and Employee Welfare Division – Domestic Violence Awareness Handbook
– This handbook provides a comprehensive overview of domestic violence.