Over the course of the initiative's intensive work with the FCEP sites, several themes emerged as each site engaged in efforts to improve their response to domestic violence in child custody cases. Building upon these themes in partnership with multiple stakeholders at each site, the FCEP identified five fundamental values that underlie the work. The five core values are described in more detail below. Click each icon for a full statement of the value and a link to examples of tools and resources the FCEP Courts and Partners developed that reflect or relate to that value.

Five underlying values

These values provide the foundation upon which the work at each site is based.

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