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.
The truths about child custody and fathers’ rights, and how we got here? How has the situation changed? Why? And where did the funding come from?
Mothers are sounding alarm about NY domestic violence laws. Far too often violent batterers are awarded child custody with potential deadly consequences.
The Safe Child Act HB 3121 will protect children in Texas through prioritising the health and safety of children in Texas’ custody courts.
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.
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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.
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
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
Everyone agrees that our family courts are broken. But one of the popular proposed remedies will endanger children.
When custody courts deal with allegations of abuse and parental alienation they make dangerous decisions most of the time.
National Domestic Violence expert Barry Goldstein and Stop Abuse Campaign’s Andrew Willis discuss what we can do to fix the family court crisis.
New York Congressman Dan Donovan adds his support to the growing list of federal legislators interested in fixing the nation’s Custody Court Crisis
An interview with the director of the upcoming documentary What Doesn’t Kill Me, about family court-ordered abuse
Our current family court system gives children to dangerous abusers all the time. A multi-disciplinary response would help. Here’s how.
New DOJ research shows family courts across the US are more worried about upsetting abusive fathers than they are about protecting vulnerable children.
The stories and people behind the #MaybeHeDoesntHitYou hashtag and movement
Our current family and custody courts are like relying on a general practitioner to treat cancer. We would never expect life and death decisions to be made by people without specialized knowledge in the field of medicine, so why here?
The Haskell murder, in which a man killed his entire family except for one girl who could flee and call the police, is all the more tragic because we know how to prevent it.
Custody Court Crisis murders. Experts know that batterers use children to further abuse their partners, and that abusers sometimes kill their children.
A child running away from home is at best a cry for help and at worst a desperate act to protect themselves from abuse. So why do we punish kids for it?
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.
New research from the DOJ found the courts give more importance to discredited alienation theory than domestic violence or child abuse,