Domestic Abuse and the Family Justice System

Law and Practice

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Domestic Abuse and the Family Justice System

Law and Practice

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Guiding those working with victims and perpetrators of domestic abuse, through the frameworks within which the courts operate and how they can be navigated. The first book of its kind, written by eminent practitioners from both the family and criminal arenas, combining best practice from the criminal courts to assist the family law practitioner and identify common mistakes made by practitioners and the family justice system, offering solutions and promoting good practice.

Each chapter has a short summary followed by a clear application of the law, along with flow-charts enabling this wide-ranging area of law to be distilled into straight-forward principles.

This title is included in Bloomsbury Professional's Family Law online service.

Table of Contents

1.What is Domestic Abuse and Controlling and Coercive Behaviour
2.Jurisprudence of Domestic Abuse in the Family Court
3.Overview of Domestic Abuse Act 2021 and How it Fits in With Existing Law.
4.Unrepresented Parties
5.Applying Principles to Practice:
6.CAFCASS Tools and Frameworks.
7.Finding of Fact Hearings
8.The Welfare Stage in a Case Where Domestic Abuse is Found or Not
9.Public Law Children Act 1989
10.Domestic Abuse in the Criminal Courts
11.Contrast and Compare

Product details

Published 26 Dec 2024
Format Ebook (PDF)
Edition 1st
Extent 456
ISBN 9781526528186
Imprint Bloomsbury Professional
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

About the contributors


Professor Jo Delahunty KC

Prof Jo Delahunty KC is a specialist family silk k…


Ian McArdle

Ian McArdle spent 10 years practising as a solicit…


Michelle Heeley KC

Michelle Heeley KC is an experienced criminal silk…


Chloe Ashley

Chloe Ashley is a criminal barrister regularly ins…

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