Mandatory Divorce Custody Mediation and Intimate Partner Violence
Mediation has become commonplace in American family courtrooms as a means to reduce the burdens of divorce proceedings and encourage mutual agreement. In a number of jurisdictions, mediation is mandated in some types of divorce cases.
In this NIJ-funded study, the research team examined whether mediation identified and helped to address intimate partner violence and whether resulting agreements included safety provisions. Learn more in our article.