Domestic Violence Assessments
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When parenting issues are present in a domestic violence case, the Court may order an assessment by Family Court Services. In a domestic violence assessment:
- The social worker interviews both parents to assess allegations of domestic violence, risk factors associated with domestic violence, and how those risk factors may impact the children.
- Additional information may be gathered from other professionals who have information about the domestic violence and by reviewing materials that document concerns about violence and risk factors.
- The findings and recommendations of the assessment are reported to parents, their attorneys, and the Court.
- Domestic Violence Assessment Questionnaire
- Evaluaciones De Violencia Intrafamiliar - Seattle
- Evaluaciones De Violencia Intrafamiliar - Kent