Co-Parenting After Divorce – approved

Edward Kruk, Ph.D.

“There is a consensus that neither the discretionary best interests of the child standard nor sole custody or primary residence orders are serving the needs of children and families of divorce.”

The Australian Institute of Family Studies appears to be initiating a regular study into separating families and are currently undertaking interviews via Roy Morgan Research.  Roy Morgan Research on 1800 000 293 or email familypathways@roymorgan.com Over the last 20 years we at MRA have heard from many fathers and their relatives, detailing their horrific experiences […]

AIFS Survey – recently separated families

Executive summary This report presents the key findings from the Survey of Recently Separated Families (SRSP) 2012. This study examined the experiences of 6,119 parents who separated between 31 July 2010 and 31 December 2011. The research, commissioned and funded by AGD, focuses on parents whose main use of family law system services occurred around […]

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 […]