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Unformatted text preview: information, checkbook, credit cards, legal documents such as separation agreements and protection orders, address books, and valuable jewelry, and papers that show jointly owned assets. Conceal it in the home or leave it with a trusted neighbor, friend, or relative. Important papers can also be left in a bank deposit box. Try to start an individual savings account. Have statements sent to a trusted relative or friend. Avoid arguments with the abuser in areas with potential weapons. Kitchen, garage, or in small spaces without access to an outside door. Know the telephone number of the domestic violence hotline. Contact it for information on resources and legal rights. Review the safety plan monthly. Adapted from: "Preventing Domestic Violence" by Laura Crites in Prevention Communique, March 1992, Crime Prevention Division, Department of the Attorney General, Hawaii....
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2011 for the course SOC 168 taught by Professor Lio during the Spring '07 term at UC Riverside.
- Spring '07