Leaving an Abusive Relationship: Information on Custody and Access for Women with Children

Booklet describes what abuse is, what the courts can do, what your options are for custody and access, what mediation involves, and where to get help & support. It answers common questions and includes a checklist of what to take with you when you leave. Note: not yet updated for the Family Law Act.

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safety planning