An Alabama woman was given a life sentence in prison, following the 2016 murder of her 4-year-old daughter. NBC 3 reports that Stephanie Diane Smith, also known as Stephanie Diane Cooper, pleaded guilty Tuesday to murder in an Athens, Alabama, courtroom, which spared her from receiving the death penalty. The guilty plea means she could be eligible for parole one day, although it’s unclear how … [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!
Scores of investigations into allegations of abuse or neglect have been delayed or sharply curtailed during the coronavirus pandemic, records and interviews show. In February, the child abuse hotline for Tollhouse, a small community in the Central Valley, received the first of several tips raising urgent concerns about the well-being of twin infant boys. Child welfare workers quickly concluded … [Read more...]
Father of 9-month-old demands answers and justice for his dead baby girl. Watch his story here. … [Read more...]
Most parents can't stand to think about what the mother of the two Carpentier sisters has gone through in the last 10 days. Eleven-year-old Norah and six-year-old Romy were found dead on Saturday after going out with their father a few days earlier. https://montreal.ctvnews.ca/mother-who-lost-daughter-says-courts-must-learn-to-protect-kids-from-troubled-parents-1.5029285?cache=xuafaggwnsf … [Read more...]
Yet another investigation has uncovered concerns about a retired Vancouver psychologist's work in child custody battles, including allegations he used "nonsensical" assumptions to dismiss a mother's fears of violence by her ex. The latest probe into Allan Posthuma wrapped up last month, when the College of Psychologists of B.C.'s inquiry committee issued a report alleging once again he had … [Read more...]