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Nicholson’s Four Factors for Judicial Consideration in Cases Involving Domestic Violence and Children


Futures Without Violence

The National Center to Advance Peace for Children, Youth, and Families (Caminar Latino)
Sharwline Nicholson
Ericka Murria
Selena Hernandez

ABA Center on Children and the Law
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February 1, 2024


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Nicholson et al v. Scoppetta et al, a class action lawsuit against the Administration for Children and Families in NYC, established criteria for removing children from the care of their survivor parent. In this report, we analyze appellate cases through the lens of Nicholson. Survivor analysis and commentary is provided.