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Ariana Bozemen Returns — Missing Girl Reunited With Father, Mother Charged with Felony After Year on the Run

In August 2018, police in Enoch, UT, filed a missing person’s report for Ariana Bozemen, age 9. The girl disappeared days after a judge awarded her father sole custody. Last week, authorities found the girl with her mother, Dawn Closson, and other family at a rest stop in Florida. Despite the heartbreak of the past […]

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Iowa Considers 50-50 Custody Law Critics Say Would Draw Cases Out, Increase Costs

Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels Like many states, Iowa is contemplating a new bill which would begin custody negotiations with  parents sharing rights and responsibilities equally. The fathers’ rights group IowaFathers.org has been fighting for such a law for nearly 20 years, and the Iowa Senate passed a bill last year 50-0 in support. Unfortunately, the Iowa […]

Russian Dad Awarded €15,000 for Article 8 Violation of European Convention on Human Rights

While attitudes toward parenting rights differ greatly from country to country (and sometimes, from state to state) the European Convention creates an obligation for all of its members to keep family ties strong. There’s potential for this court decision to make big waves in policies regarding court order enforcement and in attitudes toward parenting agreements […]