When Domestic Violence Constitutes Child Neglect- Judicial Analysis of Impairment within the Meaning of Family Court Act §1012(f)(i)

When Domestic Violence Constitutes Child Neglect- Judicial Analysis of Impairment within the Meaning of Family Court Act §1012(f)(i)

By Joseph H. Nivin, Esq. Introduction In the child protective part of New York Family Court, jurists face dueling responsibilities when called upon to determine whether domestic violence constitutes child neglect.[1] First, the Family Court must execute the purposes of N.Y. Family Court Act (FCA) Article…

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