I was determined to eliminate the possibility of ever being told by a judge that I was not allowed to protect my child from an abuser.
Ironically, in my experience, the New York Police Department avoids classifying attacks as hate crimes since it attracts
When you're involved in a contested divorced and you don't have an attorney representing you and speaking on your behalf, one of the most important times of your case is when you stand before your judge and have the opportunity to speak.
While the Republican Party is desperately trying to cut ties with Donald Trump, the world watches in disbelief. All, that is, but a particular group of women and men with one thing in common.
Paternity is a major problem area in family courts, whether you are talking about issues pertaining to fraud or biological fathers obstructed from having a relationship with their children. Unfortunately, there is little being done to fix these matters.
It might seem drastic for a network to hide children whose allegations of abuse have been ignored in court, but it is infinitely more disturbing that children would feel that running away is their only escape from abuse.
"You think you're going to have anxiety now? You haven't even seen anxiety," Judge Jerri Collins said.
The sanity of an adult who chose not to speak to someone they feared and rejected would not be so easily questioned, but Parental Alienation Syndrome pathologizes the child and discredits his/her feelings, beliefs, memories, and experiences.
Secrecy in child welfare throws its dark curtain over yet another low-income family of color. This time, it is Relisha Rudd's brothers whose fate is being decided behind the closed doors of the family court.
Would the comfy lounge chairs and soothing smell of lattes create the kind of inviting atmosphere, where people going through the most challenges conflicts of their lives, could open up and discuss their divorce?
I want to once again deconstruct aspects of Franklin Garfield's article titled "Should Divorcing Couples Who Mediate Be Talking Through Counsel?" because I find it an effective way of raising certain aspects of mediation, bringing about a discussion on those issues and educating people.
In the following interview Dr. Drew Pinsky talks about why he decided to be part of Divorce Corp, why he believes people should still get married despite the divorce rate in America, how he would change the family court system so that it's fair, and his best advice for you.
Mark Byron joins HuffPost Live to explain how a Facebook rant threatened his joint-custody.
Dan Brewington joins HuffPost Live to talk about his experience blogging about his divorce, and how it landed him in jail.