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This important contribution to understanding the whole process of conducting child custody evaluation, based on the author's extensive experience, examines in detail the complex questions and issues involved. The many topics addressed include: interviewing parents and children; testifying in court; writing custody evaluations; assessing the capacity to parent; assessing the attachment of children to their parents; planning custody and parental access; children's adjustment to divorce; domestic violence, drug and alcohol abuse; mental illness; parental alienation; and on-going evaluation.

Fundamental Questions in Most Custody Evaluations
Fundamental questions in most custody evaluations

Custody evaluations are most often requested by the courts or the attorneys in order to address some specific question or questions related to the divorce of the parents—often the custody and visitation of children. These questions can often be rather narrow and may relate to a complex issue. Chapter 8 will deal with many ...

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