Domestic abuse, child custody, and visitation : winning in family court / Toby G. Kleinman and Daniel Pollack.

Publisher's description: When domestic abuse and children are involved, divorce and custody can be the epitome of high-stakes conflict and frustration and all too frequently protective parents lose custody of their child to a named abuser. Domestic Abuse, Child Custody, and Visitation helps men...

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Main Authors: Kleinman, Toby G. (Author), Pollack, Daniel (Author)
Format: Book
Published: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]
Table of Contents:
  • A Great Judicial Fallacy
  • Defining The Problem : Representing a Battered Woman in Divorce
  • Memory
  • Language is Important to Victims
  • Understanding The Impact of Violence on Children
  • The Attorney-Client Interview : Its importance and implications
  • Pleading The Case
  • The Litigation Continued
  • Using and Choosing Experts
  • Developing Strategies
  • Family Courts Must Demand Science
  • The "Best Interest" Standard vs. Standard to Assure Child Safety
  • The Intersection of Forensic Opinion and Therapist Testimony
  • Custody Evaluations, Therapy Child Protection and Ethics
  • Mental Health Professionals Take Risks When Evaluating Children
  • Domestic Abuse and Child Protection : Is What We Are Doing Working?
  • 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
  • Kids Grow Up.