It was September of 2016. I was currently under CPS supervision from an unfortunate case that had been opened due to domestic violence (I was the victim) and substance abuse. Initially, CPS was going to award me full custody but chose to place my son in foster care after I allowed my domestically-abusive husband to see our son on my birthday. After Maryela Padilla was assigned to our case, … [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!
Almost exactly two years after being thrust into the national spotlight for sentencing Brock Turner to what many considered an unacceptably lenient sentence, Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky ’84 M.A. ’85 will face the June 5 countywide vote that could remove him from the bench. Following a petition that gained the requisite signatures needed to recall the judge, … [Read more...]
EUCLID, Ohio - Family members expressed concern for a 4-year-old girl's safety in the months before her mother and the mother's boyfriend are accused of killing her, they said after an emotional court hearing. Aniya Day-Garrett's father and other relatives felt she was malnourished and being physically abused in recent months, they said Tuesday outside Euclid Municipal Court. They called … [Read more...]
PIERCE COUNTY, Wash. - An Air Force airman who shot and killed his family and then himself in Pierce County had a past incident in which he mentioned suicide and might have been facing a pending divorce. The bodies of the four family members were found inside a home in the 5700 block of 209th Street East in unincorporated Pierce County near Spanaway after a man called 911 at 1 … [Read more...]
An FBI agent and his estranged wife were killed in Crownsville Wednesday morning in what Anne Arundel County police say was a murder-suicide on the day the two were expected back in divorce court. Officers responded to a report of a domestic assault in progress in the 500 block of Arundel Boulevard at 8:05 a.m. Police said the caller had dialed 911 on behalf of another woman who “was … [Read more...]