Family Court and the Catholic Church: Shattering the last taboos for institutions that fail our children
Secrecy and lack of accountability. Courts, and the male-dominated church, refuse to believe that a father would abuse his own child.
For children involved in contested custody cases the answer is a lot more than you think. Both stories involve domestic violence and sexual abuse.
Scotland’s Domestic Abuse bill creates an offence of “abusive behaviour. Includes psychological abuse such as coercive control.
Four decades after domestic violence first became a public issue our courts still don’t understand why men abuse women. That’s dangerous for children.
Custody Court Crisis: Genia Shockome’s custody case should have been the easiest custody case ever. I lost my law license. Others lost their lives.
Should a registered sex offender be granted the right to become a custodial parent? When should the rights of a biological parent be considered inferior to those of a non-parent?
What do we think about women who keep their surnames after marriage? And what do we think about their husbands? The answers are both surprising and telling.
The high cost of fighting for your child. What does protecting your child from a partner who wants to hurt you and them cost? Time, energy… and a lot of money
When we think about intimate partner violence we think about yelling and hitting. We don’t think about electronic abuse; smartphones, thermostats and Alexa.
Kayden Mancuso was killed by a man who was known to be dangerous. But since he was her father, a judge gave him the access he needed to kill her.
People shouldn’t experience domestic violence.Here are signs of domestic violence and ways people can be people be protected from it.
Research shows that child abuse and childhood exposure to domestic violence have life-long negative consequences for kids. But family court judges don’t know this, and until they do children will be harmed
California voters just recalled the judge who famously gave Brock Turner a ridiculously short sentence. This raises some real concerns among legal exerts, but leaving him on the bench would raise some real concerns among everyone.
If the United States were to provide the same financial compensation and respect to protective mothers as it provides to Gold Star military mothers, our family courts would change quickly
How did the #METOO movement start, how will it end, and what can we expect from it? Explore the benefits, possible drawbacks and the future of #METOO
98% of women in abusive relationships do not to leave due to a lack of money. Abuse does not stop there because the children are also in harm’s way.
A lot of people call or chat crisis intervention help lines but what do they really offer, who exactly uses them, and do they really help?
No one thinks of divorces as easy or fun, but ones involving domestic violence or drug use are actually traumatic, and a lot more.