NY Assembly Passes Bill Mandating Ongoing Training of Forensic Evaluators of Child Abuse Cases

The advocacy efforts of protective mother, Jacqueline Franchetti, helped get a landmark bill passed related to child custody evaluations on Friday, June 11 in New York State. Bill A2375B creates new standards for those working in a profession that often holds significant influence in the outcomes of custody and visitation hearings.

The legislation was accelerated by the tragic death of Jacqueline’s daughter, Kyra Franchetti, and other young children who have been murdered by a parent who had been granted custody or visitation, despite known histories of violence and abuse.

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