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Recusal in the context of domestic violence cases where there are children
(ALM (formerly American Lawyer Media), 2022-10-11)
States have canons of judicial conduct as well as rules governing circumstances when judges should recuse themselves from hearing cases. The rules may provide for judges to remove themselves and/or for litigants or their ...
Making and responding to objections at trials involving domestic violence
Determining when and whether to object to an argument, statement or question made by opposing counsel, or to object to an answer given by a witness is an important decision to be made at trial. Doing so calls for knowledge ...
Child custody and the status quo ante
The disruption and trauma to children caught in the throes of a separation that involve domestic violence is truly troubling. It often involves the appointment of evaluators who make recommendations to the court that will ...
What ‘Safety First’ for Children Should Mean
By keeping safety as paramount and separate, courts will not weigh parental rights against child safety. Safety will be the sole consideration. A child should be entitled to no less safeguards than an adult at a domestic ...
Domestic violence and child custody: Know the law and write a history
Over many years of practice, we have learned that context is one of the imperatives to give to a court to avoid pitfalls in litigation in a domestic violence, child custody case. Obtaining a domestic violence restraining ...