Friday, April 27, 2007

Mother in abduction case sentenced to 6 more months for false passport statements

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"A mother (Marie-Emilie Chartier) who was handed a 15-month conditional sentence earlier this month on child abduction charges, was given a consecutive six-month sentence Wednesday for making false statements on a passport when she took her four children overseas in contravention of a court order. "

STOP Parental Alienation Syndrome before It Gets a Chance to START - Parenting Ideas

STOP Parental Alienation Syndrome before It Gets a Chance to START - Parenting Ideas:

"Parental Alienation Syndrome was probably first identified and codified by Dr. Richard Gardner in his book of the same name. He first laid out his thesis in 1985 in an article, “Recent Trends in Divorce and Custody Litigation.” He expanded this into the book “Parental Alienation Syndrome,” and since then, PAS has been written about, studdied, debated, denied, and - of course - has had dozens of websites and forums dedicated to it. "

Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Mother, daughter in abduction of girl get out of jail

Two women facing charges in a Tulare child abduction case are out of jail. Teresa Gail Carlson, 44, was arrested last month in connection with the parental abduction of a 3-year-old Tulare girl Alese McPhetridge, her granddaughter. Her bail was reduced Thursday, and she is due back in court Monday for a pre-trial conference, when the case could be resolved. Patricia Lori McPhetridge, Alese's mother and Carlson's daughter, was arrested last month and is also out of jail.

Friday, April 13, 2007

Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman and Kentucky Governor Ernie Fletcher Join the Governors of Maine, Iowa, and Nevada in Recognizing and Proclaiming Apri

Parental Alienation and Hostile Aggressive Parenting inolve a series of behaviors that can effectively alienate a child from a parent. They are often seen in the context of high-conflict divorce or custody cases and are done by a third party, such as a parent or extended family. Such behaviors interfere with the bond between a loving parent and child.

Tuesday, April 10, 2007

In Custody Fights, a Hurdle for the Poor

Because he cannot afford to pay for supervised visitation, which routinely costs $100 an hour, Juan Manuel Fernandez, 51, of Washington Heights, said, he has not seen his two daughters, ages 6 and 11, since last October. A year ago, he said, his wife walked out, moved the girls to New Jersey, and told the court he was threatening her. He denies the accusation, but the judge in his case ruled that supervision was necessary. So now he is waiting for free supervision through a nonprofit agency, which can take months.

Saturday, April 07, 2007

Equal Custody Proponents Cite Anti-Male Bias

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Victims of parental alienation, and equal custody advocates rode the CRISPE bus (Childrens Rights Initiative for Sharing Parents Equally) from southern California to Sacramento yesterday, to attend “A Day With California Legislators.” They say they were wrong when they thought they’d have a chance to tell their legislators the truth about family law from their perspective. “There were four women talking, that’s all. Between them and the audience members, the whole thing was male-bashing,” said one man who asked not to be identified. Equal custody proponents say battered women’s groups lobby against their shared parenting bills, saying men who ask for equal custody are likely to be spousal and sexual child abusers.

You never were there for me

Too bad those who alienate their children could not read and heed this telling poem.

Monday, April 02, 2007

Acquitted man files lawsuit over sexual assault charges

Maurice Kondell was helping out behind the counter at a Wendy's fast food outlet on May 19, 2004, when a team of police officers walked in, clamped handcuffs on his wrists and led him away to face sexual assault charges.