A Superior Court judge who sentenced an heir to the du Pont fortune to probation for raping his 3-year-old daughter wrote in her order that he “will not fare well” in prison and suggested that he needed treatment instead of time behind bars, according to Delaware Online. Court records show that in Judge Jan Jurden’s sentencing order for Robert H. Richards IV she considered unique circumstances … [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!
A man who was convicted of child molestation after an "Oprah" show prodded a teenage girl to report him received a 20-year prison sentence and some stern words from a Cobb County judge. Adrian DeShawn Burney, 38, was convicted on March 7 of two counts of child molestation. According to an announcement from Cobb County District Attorney Vic Reynolds, Burney had lived with the victim at the time … [Read more...]
State investigators found dozens of instances in which the addresses of homes under DCF matched those of Level 2 and 3 sex offenders, according to an audit released today that found the state’s child welfare agency does not screen for whether sex offenders live in a foster home’s neighborhood, does a shoddy job of keeping records on the background checks it performs on foster parents, and lags in … [Read more...]
There's growing tension in Connecticut between parents and guardian ad litem lawyers or GALs, who are appointed to represent minor children in child custody cases. The lawyers have been criticized for charging high fees for their services without any oversight. Some critics have even said they are almost all family law attorneys who have an incentive to keep the cases going. Earlier this month, … [Read more...]
Susan Ferris went into Sacramento family court hoping to win custody of her 14-year-old daughter. She left without her girl and without most of her disability income. The Sacramento Superior Court judge said his ruling was driven by his suspicion that Ferris helped her daughter run away from her father. But prominent San Francisco attorney James Brosnahan argues that the decision resulted from … [Read more...]