Addressing Ethical Issues (Chapter 26 in Representing the Domestic Violence Survivor).
Goldstein, Barry. Liu, Elizabeth.
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Intended for domestic violence attorneys, this chapter explains the need for attorneys to reveal any conflicts to their clients, their obligations to represent their clients zealously, and their relationships with other professionals in cases. Strategies are discussed for challenging judges’ mistakes, dealing with financial issues, keeping informed of domestic violence issues, and being open to consulting with domestic violence experts.
ethics; spouse abuse; child custody; custody disputes; Lawyers; interprofessional relationships; advocacy; Expert testimony