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International Parental Kidnapping Relief No Better Now Than It Was Years Ago

While nearly all civilized countries have signed on to the Hague Convention, which includes cooperation between countries in the case of international parental kidnapping, the reality is that if one parent absconds with the children to another country – and especially if it is the country of the kidnapping parent’s birth – the left-behind parent […]

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New Fathers’ Rights Organization Opens in Toledo, Ohio

Toledo, Ohio is the newest community to have a fathers’ rights organization open its doors to single and disenfranchised fathers. Called, straightforwardly enough, “Fathers Rights Organization” (or ‘FRO’), the organization was founded to “help, support and encourage you for what is best for your situation,” adding, wisely, that “Not every situation is the same for […]

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New Dads Resource Center Provides Support for Single Fathers in Pennsylvania

There is new a resource for single fathers in Centre County, Pennsylvania. The Dads Resource Center (or, as they refer to themselves, the ‘DRC’) is open for business, and that business includes “providing education, resources and advocacy for men in separated families who are determined to uphold their sacred responsibility as fathers.”

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New Book Offers a First Person Perspective on Parental Alienation

In an excellent editorial in the Baltimore Post Examiner, David Shubert writes that “Parental alienation leaves a hurricane of pain.” While it’s a bit ironic that his editorial was published just one day before Hurricane Harvey it, perhaps it’s also prophetic – as we watch the scenes of countless families flooded out of their homes, […]

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Letting the Kids Stay in the Home While the Divorcing Parents Move In and Out. Is it Realistic?

A recent Washington post article, titled “Letting the kids stay in the home while the divorcing parents move in and out. Is it realistic?,” features DadsRights.org founder Anne P. Mitchell talking not only about why children need to have both parents in their lives after divorce, but also for the first time sharing her own […]

Child Seeking Money from Parents Can Be a Legal Party to Parents’ Divorce, says Court

A Pennsylvania appellate court has ruled that an adult child seeking money from their parents can become a party in their parents’ divorce. In the case of Weber v. Weber, Judges Olson, Stabile, and Strassburger held that Michael Weber, the adult child of Beth Anne Weber and Mark Weber, had legal standing to join his […]

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Proposed Michigan Shared Custody Law Creates Presumed 50/50 Physical Custody

A new law is being proposed in Michigan that would change the Michigan Child Custody Act to a presumption of 50/50 physical custody absent evidence which demonstrates that a different custody arrangement should be used. The bill, House Bill 4691, was introduced by Republican State Representative Jim Runestad.

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Mother’s Attempt at Kidnapping Children Goes Horribly Wrong – or Right

In one of the most high profile international child abduction cases in a while, an Australian mother, Sally Faulkner, who seems to have convinced an entire news program that the father of her children, Ali al-Amin, had taken and kept the children illegally, or, at least, improperly, has been charged with attempted kidnapping, along with […]