Using Civil Court for Acts of Domestic Violence

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Transcript available at http://media.csosa.gov/podcast/transcripts/2010/05/using-civil-court-for-acts-of-domestic-violence/

The program interviews Cathy Church, Executive Director of Justice Access Now in Marquette County, Michigan and “Elaine,” a victim of domestic violence. “Elaine” is a business owner, active community member and is on the board of Justice Accesss Now.

The program address the use of civil courts to protect victims of domestic violence.

The website for Justice Access Now is www.justiceaccessnow.org. Ms Church is also the author of “Intimate and Domestic Violence Homicides in the News” blog at . She is a partner in a Michigan law firm.

The program is hosted by Leonard Sipes. The producer is Timothy Barnes.

Terms: domestic violence, civil court, spouse abuse, intimate violence

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