Domestic Abuse, Child Custody, and Visitation : Winning in Family Court.
By: Kleinman, Toby G.
Contributor(s): Pollack, Daniel.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Description: 1 online resource (211 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780190641580.Subject(s): Family violence--Law and legislation--United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Domestic Abuse, Child Custody, and Visitation : Winning in Family CourtDDC classification: 346.73015 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover -- Domestic Abuse, Child Custody, and Visitation -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgement -- Introduction -- 1. A Great Judicial Fallacy -- 2. Defining the Problem: Representing a Battered Woman in Divorce -- 3. Memory -- 4. Language Is Important to Victims -- 5. Understanding the Impact of Violence on Children -- 6. The Attorney-Client Interview: Its Importance and Implications -- 7. Pleading the Case -- 8. The Litigation Continued -- 9. Using and Choosing Experts -- 10. Developing Strategies -- 11. Family Courts Must Demand Science -- 12. The "Best Interest" Standard versus Changing the Standard to Assure Child Safety -- 13. The Intersection of Forensic Opinion and Therapist Testimony -- 14. Custody Evaluations, Therapy, Child Protection, and Ethics -- 15. Mental Health Professionals Take Risks When Evaluating Children -- 16. Domestic Abuse and Child Protection: Is What We Are Doing Working? -- 17. Conclusion: An Open Letter to a Young Lawyer: A Critical Look at the Child Custody System and What Every Mental Health Person Should Know about Lawyers -- 18. Kids Grow Up -- References and Suggested Reading -- Index.
When domestic abuse and children are involved, divorce and custody can be the epitome of high stakes conflict where, often, the named perpetrator of a child abuses gains custody. This book helps laypeople, mental health professionals, and attorneys navigate the judicial process so that decisions are truly made in the best interest of children.
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