Published: June, 2014| Loretta Frederick, Gabrielle Davis

These practice guides are designed to improve decision-making by family court professionals involved in domestic abuse-related child custody matters. They provide guidance on how to identify, understand and account for the nature, context and implications of abuse at every stage of the family court proceeding by any person who is involved in the case. They promote informed decision-making that focuses upon the lived experiences of family court-involved parents and children.