Domestic Violence Benchbooks

  • Domestic Violence Benchbooks give guidance to judges on how to address domestic violence per state statutes, case law, and court rules. This resource contains various states’ bench books.

Brochure: NOW Family Law Committee Brochure 2021

  • In response to the discrimination and harassment women often face in family courts, the NOW Family Law Ad Hoc Committee has developed a brochure that provides practical recommendations for women encountering a difficult divorce or child custody case. It includes tips to help women better understand the judicial process, how to protect themselves in domestic violence situations, conduct proper case documentation and what to guard against in contested child custody cases.

What to Do When Domestic Violence is Present

  • A list of possible local resources for those who are suffering from domestic violence.

Family Law Recommended Reading List