Why are judges unaware of the Custody Court Crisis when so many precious children are being harmed and even murdered. Are judges not listening?
I was supposed to testify as an expert witness to save a child from “The Penis Game” and a mother from a long prison term for trying to protect him.
Why are custody courts such a mess? What constitutional issues do they raise? Who’s to blame when courts fails to protect the best interests of children?
Gaslighting is abuse. It is an act of violence, be it domestic violence, workplace, or elsewhere. Know how to recognize and survive it.
Mothers are sounding alarm about NY domestic violence laws. Far too often violent batterers are awarded child custody with potential deadly consequences.
Research is important, but so is perfecting research. Especially in the areas of Intimate Partner Violence.
The court’s first duty should be a child’s health and safety but they routinely create shared parenting arrangements that put children in danger.
Evidence provided by Barry Goldstein to the CT hearing. Parental Alienation Syndrome is a debunked theory at the center of the Custody Court Crisis.
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.
People shouldn’t experience domestic violence.Here are signs of domestic violence and ways people can be people be protected from it.
An interview with the Stop Abuse Campaign’s Melanie Blow about ACEs, addiction, prostitution and child sex abuse laws and policy.
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.
What happens to kids who are taken away from a safe parent and handed to an abuser because of the Custody Court Crisis? Listen to a courageous kid’s story
Trauma is responsible for a lot of bad behavior. But it is not an excuse, particularly for gendered violence and abuse. This is an important distinction.
Life is stressful. Here are some situations to avoid and some remedies to keep you stress-free. They then live happy and healthy
DV expert Barry Goldstein and Stop Abuse Campaign’s Andrew Willis discuss how fixing the family court means protecting children not abusers.
New DOJ research shows family courts across the US are more worried about upsetting abusive fathers than they are about protecting vulnerable children.
Losing Grace taught me how it feels when your child or grandchild is taken from you and handed to her abuser. I will never forget her face.
Discover the facts behind missing children and the scary stories that we hear. How do you protect your child?
Custody courts, like doctors, should commit to do no harm. Courts should not hurt children; but there is overwhelming evidence they often do.
Experts know that batterers use children to further abuse their partners and that abusers sometimes murder their children.
A child runs away from home as a cry for help or a desperate act to protect themselves from abuse. Why do we punish kids for it?
Connecticut established a task force to study minors exposed to domestic violence. Better idea, let’s stop domestic violence.
Judge Gorcyca sent a 9, 10 and 13 year old to juvenile detention after they refused to meet their father. A lesson in the ‘success’ of forced reunification.
Family court systematically destroys good mothers who are battered by their partners or protecting abused children by placing the children in the hands of the abuser
When judges are doing everything as they’re supposed to, they still harm kids. That’s a problem, but there are solutions. Why aren’t we using them?
Shared parenting is promoted as the ideal situation for divorced parents, under the right conditions it might be, but it is an abuser’s best friend.
The man who murdered Prince McLeod Rams was convicted of domestic violence but the courts gave him access to his son.