Ohio juvenile court Judge Timothy Grendell thought coronavirus precautions were "overblown" and made sure people knew it. In one case he forbade a mother from getting her children tested for COVID-19. Then, one of them had to go to the emergency room. Timothy Grendell, a Republican former legislator who has been on the bench for more than a decade, has long been a polarizing figure in Ohio … [Read more...]
Group plans to protest St. Charles County Family Court
Overcoming Barriers is one of a number of dangerous reunification programs that family courts force onto families when teenagers or children refuse/resist contact with an abusive parent during or after a divorce. These camps are "BIG business" for the psychologists and others involved, and they rarely if ever achieve what the courts claim they will achieve.
We posted on Facebook about an upcoming training by Overcoming Barriers in St. Charles, Missouri, and we called on locals there to activate. Well activate they did, creating so much pressure that the sitting judge who had recently joined the Board of the organization was forced to step down!
Mothers victimized by violent men told child welfare workers the truth. They expected help. Instead, they lost their children. To get their children back, they are faced with and time-consuming obstacles that often are unrelated to the allegations against them. In defiance of widely accepted best practices, Florida aggressively removes children from parents – most of them mothers – who … [Read more...]
Childhood trauma impacts millions of Americans, and its consequences can be devastating. Those experiencing high levels of trauma can see dramatically lower life expectancies, and the CDC estimates it accounts for billions of dollars in healthcare costs and lost productivity. Special correspondent Cat Wise reports as part of the series, “Invisible Scars: America’s Childhood Trauma … [Read more...]
California sent thousands of vulnerable children to out-of-state facilities run by a for-profit company. Reports of rampant abuse followed. Now, confronted with a Chronicle and Imprint investigation, the state is bringing every child home. A private plane with dozens of shell-shocked teenagers aboard touched down in California’s Central Valley. They were home now, evacuated from the chaos at … [Read more...]
On Monday, December 7th at a joint hearing, the House Judiciary and Senate Judicial Proceedings Committees heard recommendations from the Workgroup to Study Child Custody Proceedings Involving Child Abuse or Domestic Violence Allegations. Child Custody Workgroup members including Maryland Secretary of State John C. Wobnensmith as well as Ruth Glenn, President of the National Coalition … [Read more...]