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.
Yaacov Behrman is the director of a substance abuse prevention program in Crown Heights. The police initially charged the
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.
Because your courtroom demeanor can influence a judge's opinion and thus the possible outcome of your divorce, it is important to begin preparing yourself for what to expect when your day in court arrives.
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.
Nobody plans to get divorced. However, the fact is that more than half of marriages end this way, with many people facing lengthy court battles with their former spouse, either to defend or claim what they feel is rightfully theirs.
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.