Where there is history of domestic abuse, the law in relation to contact with children could be quite surprising to some.
The Children Act 1989 sets out that there is a presumption of parental involvement. It will be presumed, unless shown to the contrary, that involvement of some kind, either direct or indirect, from each parent will be beneficial for the child. Contact will only be permitted if it does not pose a risk to the child.
The type of order that…