More dads demand equal custody rights, reject child-support arrangements of yesterday – USA

By Sharon Jayson USA TODAY

Detroit Free Press http://www.freep.com/article/20140614/FEATURES01/306140062/dads-demand-equal-custody-rights    Kory Borde, 44, with his children (clockwise from top left): Cole, 11, Chance, 13, Carson, 3, and Ivy, 7. Borde divorced in 2006 and has full custody of his two sons from that marriage.  /  Kate Patterson for USA TODAY By Sharon Jayson USA TODAY Their websites send a clear […]

Lifting Blanket Restrictions

Professor Richard Warshak

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/richard-warshak/lifting-blanket-co-parenting_b_5265072.html                      Print Article                                                                   Big changes are afoot Down Under. And these presage changes in the U.S. and Europe as well. For the past few years, a research report issued by the office of the Australian Attorney General, with statements of its lead author, has exerted a disproportionate impact on […]

Warshak Paper May Influence Child Custody Decisions in Australia

Robert Franklin Esq. National Parents Organization Parents@NationalParentsOrganization.org

The last redoubt of the anti-father crowd is being breached. Read about it here (Sydney Morning Herald, 4/28/14). For decades, the data on children’s need for fathers have been building up. Over 20 years ago, prominent family sociologist David Popenoe was able to say that some 30 years of social science information demonstrated that children […]

Family Law – Family Consultants

www.familylawcourts.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/FLC/Home/Publications/Family+Law+Courts+publications/Family+Consultants Family Consultants [PDF - File Size 74 KB - View][RTF - File Size 20 KB - Download][Word - File Size 32 KB - Download] This fact sheet explains the role of family consultants in cases about children. Who are family consultants?Family consultants are psychologists and/or social workers who specialise in child and family issues after separation and […]

A Binding Child Support Agreement Can Be Set Aside

Sydney, NSW — (SBWIRE) — 10/21/2013 – A binding child support agreement can be set aside based on exceptional circumstances. An exceptional circumstance is when the agreement will cause hardship of a serious nature and inequity to the applicant. The father failed to prove the exceptional circumstance in his case. Jessup and Jessup [2010] FMCAfam 124 […]

MASSACHUSETTS FATHER AWARDED $40.25 MILLION JUDGMENT AGAINST FORMER WIFE

Stefan L. Jouret, Esq., Member, Executive Committee National Parents Organization of Massachusetts In August of 2013, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts awarded Massachusetts father Colin Bower $40,250,000 on his claims against his former wife, Mirvat El-Nady. Ms. El-Nady fled to Cairo, Egypt, in August of 2009, taking their children with her […]

FOUR BEAUTIFUL GIRLS… ONE UGLY MOTHER

Larry Pickering http://pickeringpost.com/story/four-beautiful-girls-one-ugly-mother/2047

  1 DAY AGO623 COMMENTS The sordid saga of the four Italian girls simmers and still no-one is winning this awful tug of war. Okay, my involvement with the father, Tomasso Vincenti, was an emotional one as I witnessed his willingness to suffer to see his children. Channel 9’s 60 minutes last night attempted to […]

UK Family law sell-out of the nation’s dads and their children

Eye-opening summary of the shameful UK family law sell-out by Robert Franklin  Family court judges have wide discretionary powers in disputed cases about children. They cannot but bring to their judgements their own overt and covert value systems.  Ask any judge, lawyer, mediator, or therapist, and they will have their particular bias on this emotionally […]

Fair play for divorced dads

Barbara Kay, National Post, Canada

http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2013/04/03/barbara-kay-fair-play-for-divorced-dads/ Time spent with fathers is highly correlated with positive outcomes for children of broken marriages. Supreme Court Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin has commissioned a report aimed at overhauling Canada’s family-law system. Its recommendations, which will be officially released later this month, reportedly include strategies for streamlining the legal process, encouraging mediation and reducing litigation. […]

‘Drama queen’ wife loses custody case

JANET FIFE-YEOMANS, The Daily Telegraph rerun in the Brisbane Courier Mail

A MOTHER who claimed her husband had been sexually abusing himself in front of their three children has lost custody of them. A detective who investigated the claims said in a confidential email that the mother was “a drama queen who is out to get her ex-husband”. Police and child protection authorities had found the […]