Category: Abuse and Accusations
The Abused Father: Co-Parenting After Domestic Violence
Co-parenting after domestic violence is a sensitive, difficult subject, made even more so because many people don’t realize that often the father who is co-parenting after domestic violence was the domestic violence victim. This is because men very rarely report being abused by the mother of their children, even though it happens nearly as often as the other way around. Here are a few top guidelines that can prepare an abused father for a successful co-parenting relationship.
The Best TikTok PSA We’ve Seen
There is a trend on TikTok right now to post PSAs to the tune of “If You’re Happy” and this is by far the best one we’ve seen!
Angry Mother Tries to Kill Ex During Custody Exchange, Murders Their Child Instead
Undra Henderson fought hard to keep his child safe. The system let them down time and time again. Their story isn’t unique enough for you to let your guard down. If you’re at all worried about your safety, take these extra steps to protect yourself and your child.
‘Co Parenting Expert’ Encourages Mom to Call Child Protective Services When Dad Cuts Son’s Hair Without Her Permission
Heading to CPS or to family court over petty issues usually comes back to bite you. Figure out how to handle minor disagreements without putting custody at risk.
If My Ex Has a Restraining Order Against Me, Can She Contact Me? How to Safely Contest a Request for an Order of Protection
While restraining orders are sometimes needed to protect victims of domestic violence, they’re now commonly used to give one party a leg-up in a divorce. Here’s what to do if you’re falsely accused.
Study Accidentally Finds that Courts are Taking Claims of Parental Alienation in the Face of False Allegations of Abuse More Seriously
A new study shows courts are taking a more serious stance on allegations of parental alienation when it is accompanied by potentially false claims of abuse. Of course, that wasn’t its purpose.
UK Parents Needed for Studies on Parental Alienation, Court Abuse, and Also Need Victims of Domestic, Economic, and Emotional Abuse
UK parents are being asked to take part in surveys on parental alientation and other forms of domestic violence. Protect your anonymity while helping to shape policies in the United Kingdom.
Arizona DCS Lied About a Single Father in Order to Terminate his Rights — and He Proved It
A single father whose parental rights were wrongly terminated won an appeal against the Arizona Department of Child Safety based on the agency falsifying evidence and interfering with the reunification process. According to AZCentral.com, the mother of the child had her rights terminated shortly after birth in 2015. The father,…
Ohio Father Killed During Custody Exchange
The Ohio father lured to his death in a McDonald’s parking lot last month had just won custody of his three children. How could the courts have helped keep this family safe?
Second Opinion Denied to Dad Who Doesn’t Believe His 6-Year-Old is Transgender
A six-year-old child who identifies as a girl when he’s with his mother and as a boy when he’s with his father is at the center of an intense Texas custody battle, in which the mother has exclusive rights to make decisions regarding mental health.