Custody Cases Involving Child Abuse In Divorce

Custody Cases Involving Child Abuse In Divorce


One of the most serious and complicated allegations that arise during custody dispute is child sexual abuse. These  matters can become complex very quickly. Rightfully, such allegations must be taken seriously and addressed immediately.

It is often met with skepticism , because there is a custody dispute going on, or because allegations of abuse were first raised only upon the initiation of divorce proceedings or a custody dispute?

Choosing the Right Evaluator is Crucial in Custody Cases Involving Sex Abuse Allegations, It is important we get it right. Following and knowing  the  Protocols for Forensic Interviews is an important step. The impacts on child sex abuse victims when we fail to prosecute could be long term.

read this interview with Elisa Reiter (JD, BA) is a Senior Attorney at Underwood Perkins, P.C. Board Certified in Family Law and in Child Welfare Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and Daniel Pollack (MSW, JD) is a Professor at Yeshiva University’s School of Social Work in New York. Professor Pollack has served as an expert witness for lawyers in more than 30 states, and he has also provided litigation support to many attorneys.

Prosecuting or Defending Custody Cases Involving Sex Abuse Allegations