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Denying Housing to Survivors of Domestic Violence May Violate Fair Housing Laws

It is hard enough for anyone to find decent affordable housing. Finding housing may be even harder for women who are survivors of domestic violence. Why would this be?

How Immigration Laws Impact Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence

The Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA”) was passed. In 2000, Congress expanded VAWA’s and created two new kinds of visas for people who are neither immigrants nor citizens, and are victims of certain crimes of violence.

Questions and Answers About Domestic Abuse and Protective Orders

These common questions and answers about domestic abuse and protective orders provide a summary of Iowa law.

Sexual Assault and Civil Legal Remedies

Sexual assault can happen in many different ways. Rape is one form of sexual assault. There are many other forms that it may take. Here are questions and answers about civil legal remedies in this area of the law.

Teens: The Healthy Relationship Quiz

Take the "Healthy Relationship Quiz" to find out if your relationship is as healthy as you deserve.

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