TRIGGER WARNING: Brave DV survivor tells her story. It starts with a father who hit her mother with a sledgehammer, but it doesn’t end there.
Thanks to countless advocates, family court reform is being reinforced! What does Kayden’s Law Provision of VAWA mean for protective parents?
When Angelina Jolie filed for divorce from Brad Pitt, she initiated a custody battle that underscores the ramifications of equal parenting.
Family courts are supposed to protect the best interests of the child but too often they promote the worst interests of the child.
From an author of one of the leading books on representing the domestic violence survivor. How to find a good Domestic Violence attorney.
The high-conflict divorce approach is designed to help parents have a successful co-parenting relationship. The reality is very different.
Should Domestic Violence affect a father’s visitation rights? It should if Family Courts want to protect children from abuse and neglect.
Kaydens Law will fix family courts in Pennsylvania by requiring that the health and safety of children must be the first priority.
Judges, lawyers, and evaluators often minimize domestic violence (DV) by referring to the dispute as “he-said-she-said.” They’re wrong.
Family Court Judge trained in ACE Study Research makes contested custody decision saving a child from an abusive father.
The 2012 Saunders Study found that Domestic Violence Experts would benefit the family courts. Little has changed since.
How three decades of history are driving family courts throughout the West to make consistently irrational and dangerous decisions.
Domestic Violence is a gendered crime and we treat it as such. Some people, mostly men, disagree with our approach. Here is our response.
Protective mothers are simply normal and caring mothers who love their children and will do whatever is necessary to protect them.
58,000 children a year are sent for custody or unprotected visitation with dangerous abusers. In 10 years, over 750 were murdered.
Family Courts favor abusers and harm children. Custody courts are mishandling 95% of abuse cases causing suffering and death.
Mickey Mantle told his fans, “Don’t be like me.”, hoping to change their lives away from the mistakes that were about to cost him his.
The research makes it clear that Family Courts get most domestic violence custody cases wrong and often dangerously wrong. This article explains what may cause courts to tilt in favor of abusive fathers and away from protecting children. We know judges don’t want to hurt children, so why haven’t courts found a way to review their outdated practices and create reforms that focus on keeping children safe and healthy?
As we recover from Coronavirus the Quincy Solution will help the economy, reduce domestic violence, and protect children in our family courts #custody
At a time we can use a laugh or a chuckle an explanation of how goats became the mascots of the Protective Mothers Movement
Imagine what safe family courts would look like if family court administrators updated their practices and made the courts safe for children.
What about the victims of domestic violence who because of coronavirus or COVID19 are sheltering in place with their abuser? And what about their children?
More than 700 dead children show how America’s custody courts are failing children. Leading custody expert Barry Goldstein’s article shows why.
Family courts repeat their mistakes causing 700 children to lose their lives over 10 years. Barry Goldstein shows product recalls protect children better.
Costa Rica’s courts saved a child from his father’s sexual abuse contradicting a US family court order awarding custody to the sex offender.
The standard practices are not just wrong in cases involving domestic violence and child abuse; they are dangerous! What judges don’t know is hurting kids.
The worst domestic violence abusers believe their partners have no right to leave. These are cases where partners and children like Kayden are killed.
Kayden’s father killed her to hurt her mother. He said so in a note. A judge gave him enough access to murder her. Kayden’s Law will change that.
Escaping abuse, home, friends, family and danger, means uncertainty of the future, and often the discovery and further victimization of the mother
If you are offended by criticism of people who minimize gendered crimes like domestic violence, rape and sexual assault, you’ll not appreciate this article!