Practice Guidance

Domestic abuse and child contact: quick guide

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Introduction

Cafcass practitioners assess the impact of domestic abuse on children when separated parents cannot agree on arrangements, and one party makes a private law application to the court. Under such circumstances we assess how future arrangements for the child to spend time with their parents might safely take place and if contact cannot take place, […]

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