Published: February, 2012| Gabrielle Davis, J.D.

Gabrielle Davis, J.D., provides an update on BWJP’s National Custody Demonstration Project and share a newly developed framework to help family court practitioners account for domestic violence in contested child custody cases. The framework emphasizes the importance of identifying domestic violence in family court cases, understanding the characteristics and features of the violence, determining the implications of domestic violence in various family court settings, and accounting for domestic violence in all family court decision-making.