Family Violence (FV) Indicator

A designation that resides in the Federal Case Registry (FCR) placed on a participant in a case or order by a State that indicates a person is associated with child abuse or domestic violence. It is used to prevent disclosure of the location of a custodial party and/or a child believed by the State to be at risk of family violence.

(See also: Disclosure Prohibited Notice)

Source: Office of Child Support Enforcement.

A notation in the case documents that information about a family's whereabouts cannot be released without a court order.

Source: Office of Child Support Enforcement