Mothers with painful pasts are sounding the alarm about new York state's domestic violence laws, - claiming that far too often violent batterers are awarded child custody with potential deadly consequences. Read the article. … [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!
H. CON. RES. 72 Pushes State Courts to Consider Children’s Safety Above All Else WASHINGTON, September 25, 2018—In a triumph for parents and children who have been the victims of family violence, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a concurrent resolution urging state courts to determine family violence claims and risks to children before considering other ‘best interest’ factors. The … [Read more...]
Rest in peace, 7-year-old Vincent. CJE's child murder database is referenced in this Daily Beast article. This is widely being reported as a murder-suicide, but it appears that investigators have not completed their investigation. As with all cases, we will list this child in our database since the early reporting meets our criteria, and we will remove him if this is later ruled a double-homicide. … [Read more...]
“Family court handles divorces, the division of assets, restraining orders and custody of children. In most cases, divorcing parents go through the process outside of the courtroom, through mediation. But high-conflict divorces, when the parties can’t agree, can end up on trial.” Read the series of stories on the ABC News website here. https://youtu.be/_olNl2EyjJ4 … [Read more...]
April is Child Abuse Awareness Month. For those of us who have dedicated our lives and our careers to protecting children from harm, we have a lot to be grateful for as we advocate for the rights of children to grow up in safe homes, safe schools and safe communities. The dawning of the #MeToo and #MarchForOurLives movements is shifting the consciousness of an entire nation. Instead of ignoring … [Read more...]