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The Custody Courts’ Critical Need for Expertise in Domestic Violence  


Author:  Barry  Goldstein, J.D..


Source: Volume 04, Number 01, Summer 2011 , pp.41-48(8)




Family & Intimate Partner Violence Quarterly

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Abstract: 

For the past few decades, domestic violenceprofessionals and advocates, authors, and awakened litigants havebeen reporting unjust and improper practices by legal agents working in the divorce/child custody courts of our nation. At this moment, more and more books, articles, reports, and other resources are accessible to battered mothers entering the court system, allowing them to be forewarned and therefore better prepared to fight for justice

Keywords: custody and visitation decisions; unconscious bias; primary attachment

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