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Family Violence Program

This site promotes the efforts of the Colorado Bar Association's Family Violence Program and provides general information on issues of family violence (including child abuse, partner-to-partner abuse, and elder abuse) as well as resources for prevention and intervention of family violence.


The objectives of the Family Violence Program are to:

  • Educate attorneys.
  • Assist lawyers who are victims and perpetrators.
  • Increase access to the legal system for victims of family violence.
  • Monitor legislation.
  • Work to improve how cases involving family violence are handled by the system.
  • Implement pilot studies in the area of law and family violence.