Handling Child Sexual Abuse Allegations in Custody Disputes: Strategies and Tools to Figure Out What Really Happened
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will offer guidance to attorneys who must handle child sexual abuse (CSA) allegations in child custody matters. The panelist will discuss how an ABA judicial training model suggests approaching these matters. This speaker will offer tools and resources for investigating CSA allegations and presenting those findings to the court so that the court has an accurate interpretation of the facts.
- Myths and misconceptions
- Reasons why reports are made before, during, and after litigation begins
- How to avoid falling into preconceived or biased perceptions of events
- Where to go when perplexed by confounding facts
Our panelist will review these and other key questions:
- What are the most common errors the parties make?
- Are there any red flags to watch for?
- What resources are available to guide an investigation?
Seth L. Goldstein
Law Offices of Seth L. Goldstein
Mr. Goldstein created a resource and referral program dedicated to helping litigants in child abuse cases. He... | Read More
Mr. Goldstein created a resource and referral program dedicated to helping litigants in child abuse cases. He represents protective parents and children in child custody matters where family violence and child abuse are alleged. Mr. Goldstein testifies as an expert witness and often sits second-chair in litigating these matters. He has authored a leading textbook on investigations of sexual abuse and has articles in several publications including for the FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, the APSAC Advisor, and the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts.Close