The Custody Battle – The Importance of Recognizing the Existence of Violence In the Relationship and the Exercise of Power and Control By Marc Dubin, Esq., Executive Director, CAVNET (www.cavnet.org), and former Special Counsel, United States Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women. When a couple comes before a family court judge seeking a…

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http://www.ncdsv.org/images/DVSheltersADA.pdf “It is widely believed that women with disabilities are disproportionately at risk of intimate partner violence 2,yet they rarely seek the services of a shelter. It is the purpose of this Paper to raise the consciousness of providers of domestic violence services about how tobetter serve women3 with disabilities, and to enhance the ability…

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