Is Your Client Safe? Encouraging Disclosure
Encourager la divulgation
This fact sheet is part of the Is Your Client Safe? series about relationship violence, which supplements the brochure Is Your Client Safe? A Lawyer's Guide to Relationship Violence. It explains why your client may not disclose relationship violence and provides steps you can take to encourage disclosure.
Because women experience a much greater risk of serious injury or death in violent relationships, this fact sheet refers to your client as "she."
See Abuse & family violence for a complete list of all the fact sheets in this series.
This publication is for people who are comfortable reading and may have some legal knowledge.