Resources on Domestic Violence, Child Custody, and Family Law

Explore additional resources on child custody and family law issues related to domestic violence. Browse these resources by topic.

­The Batterer as Parent

Protective Orders and Child Custody

Divorce, Child Custody, Parenting Time, and Domestic Violence
 
Child Protective Services and Domestic Violence

The Hague Convention and Domestic Violence

  • The Hague Domestic Violence Project, http://www.haguedv.org/. U.S. – based website produced by a group of researchers, volunteer attorneys, law students and advisors. The project is dedicated to solidifying domestic violence as a defense to the return of children to their country of habitual residence under the Hague Convention.
  • Edelson, Jeffrey et al., “Multiple perspectives on battered mothers and their children fleeing to the United States for Safety: A study of Hague Convention cases: Final Report to the U.S. Department of Justice,” NIJ #2006-WG-BX-0006, (Nov. 2010), http://www.haguedv.org/reports/finalreport.pdf.
  • Minnesota Bench Guide: The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction in Cases Involving Allegations of Domestic Violence, The Hague Domestic Violence Project, (Oct. 2011), http://www.haguedv.org/articles/MNBenchGuide2011.pdf.
  • Washington State Bench Guide: The Hague Convention on International Child Abduction:  A Child’s Return and the Presence of Domestic Violence, The Hague Domestic Violence Project, (Sept. 2005), http://www.haguedv.org/articles/Washington%20State%20Bench%20Guide%20dvAndTheHagueConvention.pdf.
Compilations of Sources Relating to Domestic Violence and Child Custody