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COVID-19 Family Violence FAQs - Legal Aid of Northwest Texas

Protection from Violence or Abuse

This video was created by Legal Aid of Northwest TexasIt addresses family violence issues that come up during the COVID-19 crisis. The questions below are excerpted from the video. 

This article was last updated on April 13, 2020.

 

This video was created by Legal Aid of Northwest TexasIt addresses family violence issues that come up during the COVID-19 crisis. The questions below are excerpted from the video. 

This article was last updated on April 13, 2020.

COVID-19 and Family Violence FAQ - Legal Aid of Northwest Texas video

[video:https://www.youtube.com/embed/PZKNQgtXKjY height:315]

Family Violence FAQs Addressed in the Video

  • What should I do if I want to leave an abusive situation right now?
  • What is a protective order?
  • Are there different types of protective orders?
  • Are courts open now for getting protective orders?
  • May I still file a protective order on my own during the pandemic if my court is closed to the public?
  • What if I have children with my abuser?
  • What about other types of cases besides protective orders? Are courts still hearing divorce and custody cases?

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