Domestic Violence

NCJFCJ Recognizes 25 Years of the Violence Against Women Act, Supporting Reauthorization


The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) Board of Directors passed a resolution recognizing and honoring 25 years of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and support for its reauthorization.

Enhancing Judicial Skills in Domestic Violence Cases Workshop

Enhancing Judicial Skills in Domestic Violence Cases Workshop

 

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The NCJFCJ Releases Resolution Regarding Animal Cruelty and Its Link to Violence

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Defining Child-Related Relief in Civil Protection Orders to Enhance Safety


Many communities around the country are implementing or considering the use of facilitated settlement processes and other forms of alternative dispute resolution in civil protection order cases, a practice that may be safe and beneficial for victims of domestic violence, but only if important safeguards are established. This document is intended to provide guidance on these safeguards and how to design and implement a facilitated settlement process that we term “safety facilitation,” which specifically addresses child-related relief in civil protection orders.

Supplement to Civil Protection Orders: Court Staff/Court Administration


In 2010, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) published Civil Protection Orders: A Guide for Improving Practice (CPO Guide), which contains strategies for various disciplines involved in the civil protection order process. This supplement addresses the role of Court Staff and Court Administration in improving civil protection order practice and provides concrete strategies for their involvement. A parallel supplement addresses the role of Community Supervision professionals.
 

Supplement to Civil Protection Orders: Community Supervision

 
In 2010, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) published Civil Protection Orders: A Guide for Improving Practice (CPO Guide), which contains strategies for various disciplines involved in the civil protection order process. This supplement addresses the role of Community Supervision professionals in improving civil protection order practice and provides concrete strategies for their involvement. A parallel supplement addresses the role of Court Staff and Court Administration.