The Family Law Toolkit is educational and is not intended to serve as legal advice. We created these tools for attorneys who are representing domestic violence survivors in King County, WA. Templates of our Safety Planning Tool and our Supplement Tool are available to adapt to meet the needs of other communities. Template Instructions and Technical Assistance (pdf).
- Keeping the Focus on Domestic Violence: A Relative Risks Guide for Attorneys Representing Survivors
- National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health’s Representing Domestic Violence Survivors Who are Experiencing Trauma and Other Mental Health Challenges: A Handbook for Attorneys
King County Supplement
- Safety Planning with Domestic Violence Survivors
An innovative tool for attorneys that includes recognizing and mitigating safety risks, developing safer court orders and parenting plans, and how to connect survivors to advocates
If you need any of the tools in an alternate format, please send your request to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 206.568.5454.
This project is supported by Grant No. 2014-FW-AX-K010 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in these publications are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.