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Domestic violence allegations and custody disputes

All sorts of topics related to child custody have been explored on this blog, from parental relocation to social media activity. However, there are many more challenges that parents may have to work through during a disagreement over the custody of their children, some of which can be very serious. For example, someone may be accused of domestic violence during a custody dispute, which can be unnerving and may also have an adverse impact on the outcome of the custody case. There are multiple factors that courts go over when determining child custody and accusations involving domestic violence are very serious.

When it comes to these accusations, there are many different factors to go over. Sometimes, domestic violence claims are entirely fabricated. For example, a former partner may try to gain an edge during a custody dispute by throwing their child’s other parent under the bus, or they may be bitter about some aspect of their former relationship (such as infidelity) and falsely accuse their former partner of abuse. On the other hand, many domestic violence allegations are true, in which case it is extremely important for parents to protect themselves and their children from any further mistreatment. Sadly, some victims of domestic violence are threatened and remain silent because they are afraid.

We know how difficult these accusations can be, but it is important for you to keep your focus if domestic violence accusations have arisen and you are also dealing with a custody dispute. Our child custody section has more concerning disagreements over custody.

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