Domestic Violence

How to Navigate Custody Mediation in Cases Involving Domestic Violence


If you are a domestic violence survivor and have been ordered or referred to mediation for your custody case, this guide can provide you with some basic information. A lawyer who understands domestic violence and mediation practice in your area would be most helpful. But many survivors cannot find or afford lawyers to represent them. For this reason, we created this guide for self-represented litigants. It includes general information on custody mediation and tips for how to prepare.
 

Power Within the Paper: Court Responses to Enhance Compliance & Enforcement of CPOs


Presenters:
  • Honorable Berryl A. Anderson - Chief Judge, DeKalb County Magistrate Court

Linking Systems of Care for Children and Youth Project Premieres New Website


Focuses on Healing for Victims of Crime

The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) announced today that it has launched a website for their project, Linking Systems of Care for Children and Youth to promote healing for victims of crime.

Protecting Survivors’ Economic Security in Later Life: Divorce, QDROs, and Coercive Control


NCJFCJ Announces a Record $12.9 Million in Awards in 2018 to Improve Outcomes for Children and Families


Key focuses on firearms, domestic violence, abuse and neglect, animal cruelty, juvenile justice, diversity, and research

Institute for New Juvenile and Family Court Judges 2019


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The Institute for New Juvenile and Family Court Judges is designed specifically for state and tribal judicial officers who are new to the juvenile and family court bench or who are returning to the bench after other assignments and desire a refresher course.

Nevada Family Court Assessment to Review Las Vegas and Reno Family Courts


The Supreme Court of Nevada, Administrative Office of the Courts, has contracted with the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) to complete an assessment of Family Courts in Washoe and Clark Counties.
 
The Nevada Family Court Assessment will determine whether the Family Courts are meeting expectations of lawmakers and families, following state and local court rules, and resolving legal disputes timely and effectively.