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Risk of Future Harm: Family Violence and Information Sharing Between Family and Criminal Courts

This research report explores whether the BC Family Law Act, which came into effect on March 18, 2013, is impacting how the court system addresses family violence and the risk of future harm.

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The FREDA Centre for Research on Violence Against Women and Children
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last reviewed
January 2016 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.
resource type
intimate partner violence, family violence, violence against women, violence against children, child abuse, spousal abuse, domestic violence, risk assessment, family cases, criminal cases, court proceedings, family law act, FLA, protection orders