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Policy Analysis

The Dangers of Presumptive Joint Physical Custody

Published: May, 2010| Gabrielle Davis, J.D., Kristine Lizdas, J.D., Sandra Tibbetts Murphy, J.D., Jenna Yauch

This article details the problems that arise for victims of domestic violence and their children from legal presumptions for joint physical custody, and strongly advocates against such legal… View this resource

Community Safety Assessment Report

Winona County, MN, Child Custody Safety and Accountability Audit Report

Published: October, 2009| Loretta Frederick, J.D., Valerie Williams

The Winona County Child Custody Safety and Accountability Audit explored the question: "How is the safety and well-being of victims of domestic violence and their children addressed and promoted in… View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

State Custody Statutes Charts Updated 2008

Published: January, 2008| BWJP

These charts provide a synopsis of each state's custody statutes. View this resource

Tools & Guides

A Practitioner's Guide to the Indian Child Welfare Act: Custody Tools Series

Published: January, 2004| NCPOFFC

This tool provides a statutory summary of the Indian Child Welfare Act, 25 U.S.C §1901. View this resource

Tools & Guides

A Practitioner's Guide to the Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act (PKPA): Custody Tools Series

Published: January, 2004| NCPOFFC

This tool provides a statutory summary and overview of the Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act, 28 U.S.C. §1738A, and significant provisions related to domestic violence and child custody issues. View this resource

Tools & Guides

A Practitioner's Guide to the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act (UCCJA): Custody Tool Series

Published: January, 2004| NCPOFFC

This tool and statutory summary provides an overview of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act, how it works, jurisdictional bases, and significant provisions related to domestic violence and… View this resource

Tools & Guides

A Practitioner's Guide to the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA): Custody Tools Series

Published: January, 2004| NCPOFFC

This tool provides a statutory summary and overview of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) and its significant provisions related to domestic violence and child custody… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

A Systematic Approach to Domestic Abuse-Informed Child Custody Decision Making in Family Law Cases

Published: October, 2015| Gabrielle Davis

This article describes a 4-part framework which provides an approach for practitioners who are making decisions in family court cases. The framework encourages these practitioners to 1) identify if… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

Calculating Safety: Reckoning with Domestic Violence in the Context of Child Support Parenting Time Initiatives

Published: April, 2015| Nancy Ver Steegh, Gabrielle Davis

This article explores domestic violence-related implications of federal and state initiatives seeking to establish parenting time in connection with entry of child support orders. The authors… View this resource

Website

National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges/Family Violence Department

Published: January, 2015| National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges

The Family Violence Department improves the way courts, law enforcement agencies, and others respond to family violence, while recognizing the legal, cultural, and psychological dynamics involved with… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

Domestic Violence and Child Custody: A 4-Part Model for Helping Judges Make More Informed Decisions

Published: June, 2013| Kristine Lizdas

Family court judges should consider the impact of violence on families when making decisions about child custody and visitation, according to Kristine Lizdas, a managing attorney at the Battered… View this resource

Statute Guides & Matrices

State Child Custody Laws Related to Mobilization / Deployment of SM Parents

Published: March, 2013| George D. McHugh, Christine Church

This spreadsheet provides a breakdown of state child custody statutes and their applicability to military servicemembers mobilizing or deploying. View this resource

Policy Analysis

Practical Considerations for Parenting Interventions for Men who Batter

Published: June, 2012| Katreena Scott, Fernando Mederos

This Applied Research paper provides an overview of the practical considerations related to parenting interventions programs for men who batter. These include questions about program length and… View this resource

Research & Statistics

Parenting Interventions for Men Who Batter

Published: June, 2012| Katreena Scott, Fernando Mederos

This Applied Research paper provides an overview of the research on the commonalities and controversies surrounding parenting interventions programs for men who batter with an emphasis on improving… View this resource

Tools & Guides

A Passport to Safety: A Judge's Bench Card

Published: May, 2011| NCJFCJ, NCPOFFC

This tool provides key information on full faith and credit and firearms to judges. Included are benchcards for both issuing and enforcing courts dealing with domestic violence protection orders. View this resource

Research & Statistics

Violence Against Women in the United States and the State’s Obligation to Protect

Published: January, 2011| University of Virginia School of Law

Despite legal and policy measures designed to protect victims, domestic violence remains a pervasive rights violation in the United States. Legal and policy developments in the criminal justice system… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

Center for Court Innovation Child Support Protocol

Published: January, 2004| Liberty Aldrich, Judge Judy Reichler

This is a best practice guide for integrated domestic violence courts on how to handle child support, including information regarding federal child support protocols. View this resource