Juvenile and Family Court Journal - Family Violence Issues

October 1, 2010

Since 1992, the Family Violence Department has published three issues of the Juvenile and Family Court Journal dedicated to family and domestic violence. Each special issue highlights cutting-edge research and emerging trends in the areas of child protection and child custody in the context of family and domestic violence.

Vol. 61, No. 4 (Fall, 2010)

The third special issue on family violence showcases cutting-edge research and emerging trends in the field in the areas of child protection and custody and is the third special issue of its kind. The 2010 issue features articles on adolescent partner violence and the legal system's response, stalking and technological implications for safety, judicial responses to elder abuse, current research and emerging legislative trends involving men who use violence, integrated domestic violence dockets, and child custody jurisdiction and enforcement in cases involving domestic violence.

Vol. 54, No. 4 (Fall, 2003)

The second special edition examines some of the many complexities surrounding family violence. The articles encompass vicarious trauma in judges, child custody and visitation, integrating domestic violence law into family court practice, misconceptions in custody cases involving domestic violence, immigration issues, disproportionate representation in the various systems, reasonable efforts determinations, domestic violence advocates in juvenile court, the military response to domestic violence, and safety audits.

Vol. 50, No. 2 (Spring, 1999)

In this first special editition, a number of authors brought together by the Family Violence Department examined a broad range of family violence matters. The articles encompass child custody, supervised visitation, child support, managing the domestic violence court docket, adult fatality reviews, full faith and credit to protective orders, and the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act. 

Vol. 43, No. 4 (Spring, 1992)

This publication examined state laws in the following eight areas: civil protection orders, custody codes, mediation, civil damages, social and health service codes, evidence codes and battered women defendants, and the duty to protection children. In each chapter, after comparing and contrasting the state codes, recommendations are made for provisions to be included in state codes concerning domestic and family violence.