Concurrent legal proceedings in cases of family violence: J2-467/2015E-PDF

the child protection perspective /

"This paper explores the issues that arise in child protection proceedings involving family violence, where there are concurrent family and/or criminal proceedings. A particular focus is on issues in concurrent proceedings in cases involving intimate partner violence, though there is some discussion of child abuse cases, especially those involving emotional and other child abuse issues arising in the context of high-conflict separations. We discuss and compare the social and legal contexts of these different proceedings, offer analysis of both legal and professional practice concerns that concurrent proceedings create, and conclude by offering suggestions about promising practices to improve processes and outcomes for children in these challenging cases"--Intro., p. 1.

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Title Concurrent legal proceedings in cases of family violence
Subtitle the child protection perspective /
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Issued also in French under title: Procédures juridiques concurrentes dans les affaires de violence familiale : point de vue de la protection des enfants.
Date 2015?]
Number of Pages 86 p.
Catalogue Number
  • J2-467/2015E-PDF
Subject Terms Family violence, Violence against children