Abuses of the Florida Family Courts

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We are a coalition of ordinary Florida citizens from all walks of life very concerned with the safety and well-being of our children and families. We believe that we must unite to defend our families for their is great power in unity.

What’s causing the children’s death under the DCF and the separation of our families? One word summarizes it: GREED.

The same greed motivation is behind the forced separation of parents in family courts. If one of the parents has less than 50/50 time sharing, he/she is forced to pay child support, and for every dollar the states spend in child support, the federal government reimburses 66 cents back (so for every $1 the states spend, they receive $1.98 dollars back, a 98% ROI) plus millions in incentives to the states, as per Title IV-D of the social security.

1) If you or someone you know has been affected by DCF or Family courts, join CAPRA as one of the lead plaintiffs in an upcoming landmark federal class action lawsuit against all 50 States and the Federal Government, because you qualify as:

(1) a biological parent whose child custody was unconstitutionally removed without due process; and,
(2) you have been directly impacted by that during the last four years, i.e., within the statute of limitations. This class action is on behalf of *both* types of “family court” – for wrongful victims of divorce-and-similar-with-kids *and* for wrongful victims of child protection services – and includes suing on behalf of ANY parent affected by either “family court” type. It’s totally free to join, and the federal court relief being demanded includes the full restoration of our child custody rights under law, plus a nice share of the large amount in civil damages expected.

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WE ARE NOT A DISPOSABLE GENDER

Family Court Legislation Proposed  ~  Children’s Rightsthe war on men - 2016

Florida Florida Access To Civil Justice Florida Justice Association And Justice 4 All ~ Florida Florida Justice Institute Childrens Rights Florida Children’s Rights Stop Child Abuse Stop Emotional Child AbuseWhat happened to EQUALITY - 2016

Being the queen of generalizations I am going out on a ledge.But hear me out. Even one of the columbine shooters was treated with an anxiety medication. Maybe we should see why the rates of asperger’s and autism are increasing? Maybe it could be as simple as the food we eat.(over processed). I say more love and understanding and having 2 parents would fix this sooner than gun legislation~Jan

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As an advocate for fathers against family court’s anti-father rulings. They unintentionally obscure the real tyranny that fathers face. Their pleas and actions play into complex morass that family court and its benefactors use as a smokescreen to cover its tyranny.

The family court is a far cry from its original version during our nation’s first century. Then, societal values made divorce and out-of-wedlock children rare. Fathers and mothers were held responsible for contracted obligations but not denied their parental rights and benefits. Society recognized both the fundamental rights of individuals and the importance of preserving the family because of the natural protection and incentives it afforded to its members – and to freedom from government intrusion into the family.

But the family court has, now, long been perverted into the family destruction business. It does so by denying fit fathers their parental rights to their own children – the…

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Central Florida Judge Orders UCF To Release Study On ‘Gay Parents’

Click on the image above to read the full article.HRC: Florida judge orders university to turn over records from study used to ‘demonize’ gay parentswww.facebook.com/groups/ChildrensRightsFlorida/

HRC reports that a Central Florida judge has ordered the University of Central Florida to turn over records related to a 2012 study by Mark Regnerus about gay and lesbian parents.

Regnerus is an associate professor of sociologyat the University of Texas at Austin.  Bilerico Project journalist John Becker sued UCF for the documents.

Becker on Tuesday wrote that “Mark Regnerus’s dubious and discredited New Family Structures Study falsely claimed to show that children of same-sex couples do worse than children raised by opposite-sex couples.”

Stop Family Court Civil Rights Violations - AFLA Blog2016Here is the HRC news release and the court opinion:

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There is NO EXCUSE!!

c0ea8-theres2bno2bexcuse2bpas“Reckless Disregard” A True And Compelling Story About One Father’s Fight

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A True And Compelling Story About One Father’s Fight

Self-Represented Litigants have no less of a right to FAIR and MEANINGFUL due process under the federal and state constitutions as those individuals who choose to utilize an attorney for their legal affairs and issues. In fact, NOWHERE in any state or federal constitution does it specify that the hiring of a lawyer is a prerequisite to exercising one’s due process rights. Democratic principles dictate that we have the right to freely choose between self-representation and hiring a lawyer to handle our legal matters without suffering humiliation, prejudice, or penalization. After all, it is the parties to the litigation that ultimately have to deal with the consequences of the case’s outcome, and not the judge or the lawyers involved in the matter.

Dear Family and Friends,

First I’d like to thank all those who have kept me motivated and have encouraged me to never give up.

Thanks for all for your continued support, friendship, and love throughout the years!

For those of you that haven’t been following my family court case here is a very brief summary and update. The Supreme Court has consistently described the parenting right to be among the “oldest liberty interests” protected by the American Constitution, see i.e. Troxel v Granville, 530 US 57 (2000); Santosky v Kramer, 455 US 745 (1982)Parham v J.R., 442 US 584 (1979)Wisconsin v Yoder, 406 US 232 (1972) and Meyer v Nebraska, 262 US 390 (1923). But this right is quickly eroding as part of a new world order, and it requires your protest, American style, before we lose it altogether. To avoid becoming the next victim, you need to join our cause.

Please understand that a Father has a basic desire to want to be with “his” children. Click here to read more>>>

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“‘Band aid’ types of remedies won’t stop the ‘internal bleeding’ that is occurring in the relationship between the parent and children”
~ Andrew J. Thompson

An Alienated Child and Targeted Parent are desperately trying to maintain a meaningful relationship. 

ON January 24th, 2015 – Dad expressed concerns about Zoraya’s to three Supervised Visitation Monitor/Reporter after visit with daughter. The Supervised Visitation Supervisor Linda Fieldstone referred me back to Judge Manno-Schurr and she unjustly suspended my visits and contact with Zoraya..

It’s okay to be with one of my children but not the other???

Judge Valerie Manno-Schurr said to me on February 3rd, 2015 to “find a ‘qualified’ monitor for supervised visitation and you can see your daughter again” ~ Last contact January 24th, 2015.

Over 20 people testified about the problems at the Family Courthouse -Miami-Dade on February 23rd, 2015 to 11th Judicial Circuit of Florida Chief Judge Bertila Soto , Judge Pino, Judge Lee (17th Jud Cir), and Judge Garber (3rd DCA). Ms. Sheila George and I included.

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Pink-Slip-To-Incompetent-Judges1-150x150LEGAL TERRORISM

Fighting war against terrorists in Iraq, Iran, and Afghanistan is a diversion to keep the citizens of the United States distracted about the terrorist psychopaths in the American Legal System.
I have discovered that there is no access to the United States legal system for the middle class and poor of the United States. I came to these courts asking for justice and I left further …injured. When I asked the legislature and the administrative system that is set up to oversee the legal system, I was sent a curt response that no laws or ethics had been violated. These administrative personnel have condoned the use of terror in our court system. The administrative personnel and/ or pathology personalities have colluded with the crooks of the system and have become supporters of terror (tools of the psychopath). Our courts have become tools for the wealthy to oppress the poor. There are administrative laws on the books of each state. Although these laws are not available to the public, you must have access to the legal search engines to find these laws. You will need to go to a law library and use the legal search engines to find the laws of your state.
This is another aspect of terrorism, keep the rules secret, and run by a secret organization that is not monitored by public citizens.
The terror system that I faced was family court. This court claims to assist families in the state break the state contract of marriage. They actually post the motto: “Helping the families of Florida”. While in reality, they are torturing and committing Florida families to a life of torture and grave danger; financially, physically and emotionally.
I am unable to afford an attorney and the system wants me to go away and accept the crimes they have committed. This court system has caused complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, an injury that many terrorist organizations skillfully employ to damage and keep the victim lifeless and quiet.
The same occurs all over the nation. Our system of justice plays favorites; you are a favorite until the money runs out or if you have more money than the other spouse. Divorce to a personality disorder is war and there are disordered attorneys who also have no conscience. I hope that one day we will all be able to heal and join together to stop the legal torture of vulnerable citizens.
Without a dispassionate and objective justice system based directly on the Constitution there can be no justice. Individuals must know they can have justice despite income or condition. Without these conditions being met no free market is possible. We provide tools for the accomplishment of this, the true justice, enacted by the people.

As always: FOLLOW THE MONEY
Glen Gibellina

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GLEN GIBELLINA AT THE US SUPREME COURT ~

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WLYB…Feb. 5, 2013 Lawless America Patriots Wrapped the Supreme Court in Washington DC with our “crime scene” banner about Judicial and Family Court Corruption in our country.

I, Glen Gibellina was proud to be a participant in this historical event that will live on in history in the hope’s that our children will know we as parents will NEVER give up on them, not yesterday, today or tomorrow. Never give up, never retreat and never, never surrender.

Crimes have been committed inside these hallowed halls. Unfortunately, it wasn’t the FBI or the police stretching out the Crime Scene banner, it was members of the Lawless America Revolution. The 150-foot long 4-foot high CRIME SCENE banner was unfurled in front of the U.S. Supreme Court. Security, police, and others looked on with shocked expressions. For those who are unaware, the federal courts in America are a criminal racketeering enterprise, and the Supreme Court is as corrupt as it gets. Even the Clerk’s Office of the Supreme Court is outrageously corrupt. Visit us on Facebook @ Actof Courage or Lawless America for the entire video link below We THE PEOPLE are Rocking THE SUPREME COURT ImageGlen - 2015

Congressional Testimony: Glen Gibellina to Bill Windsor of Lawless America
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Children’s Rights To Both Parents

Talking about Parental Alienation - - Where'd my Daddy go?Thank you so much Ngozi for sharing this article and helping me bring awareness to our cause. Thank you all who have visited, liked, and shared my blogs. What our family and many others have endured at the hands of these disturbed alienators and our family law courts is atrocious. These are our children who are suffering this abuse. It shouldn’t be happening at all but the fact that it has been going on this long is tragic. We should not be surprised at the number of deaths that occurred last week, all touched by a flawed family law system that fails to protect children and their loving parents who only want to be allowed their God-given parental rights. Family Law courts have become a joke and “In The Best Interest of Children” a grotesque punchline.
Featured imageI made a promise to my daughter to never give up on her and now I am making one to her mother who has tortured an innocent soul by brainwashing our daughter. I will shout out the truth of what you and the evil, unethical, immoral, malicious, South Florida Garbage Lawyer Liar Joel E. Greenberg (Broward) have done in “reckless disregard” to our daughter until my last breath or until you bring our daughter to my doorstep.
I promise.

PARENTAL ALIENATION, PARENTAL ALIENATION DISORDER, PARENTAL ALIENATION SYNDROME “Abusive” Parents Alienate and Psychologically “Batter” Children In Alienation of Affection, Best Interest of the Child, child abuse, Child Custody, Child Support, Children and Domestic Violence, Childrens Rights, Civil Rights, Department of Social Servies, Divorce, Domestic Relations, False Allegations of Domestic Violence, Family Court Reform, Family Rights, Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress, kidnapped children, Marriage, Munchausen Syndrome By Proxy, parental alienation, Parental Alienation Disorders, Parental Alienation Syndrome, Parental Kidnapping, Parents rights, Restraining Orders on December 8, 2009 at 9:45 pm Parents following divorce are called upon to cooperate with the other parent after divorce in case involving children. Those parents who cannot put aside the anger, hate, and mental illness problems usually wind up “abusing” the children by alienating them from the the other parent. Alienation has been called a form of psychological “battering” of children. For children that suffer from a custodial parent’s “battering“, I refer to an article from Jayne Major, Ph.D., an expert in the abuse that “abusive ” that accurately can describe the behavior of parents that commit Parental Alienation against a child” “The alienating parent’s hatred can have no bounds. The severest form will bring out every horrible allegation known, including claims of domestic violence, stalking and the sexual molestation of the child. Many fathers say that there have been repeated calls to the Department of Family and Child Services alleging child abuse and neglect. In most cases the investigators report that they found nothing wrong. However, the indoctrinating parent feels that these reports are not fabrications, but very, very real. She can describe the horror of what happen in great detail. Regardless of the actual truth, in her mind, it did happen. Most of the alienated fathers that I work with are continually befuddled by her lying. “How can she lie like that?” They don’t realize that these lies are not based on rational thinking. They are incapable of understanding the difference between what is true and what they want to be true. A vital part of fighting PAS is to understand the severity of the psychological disturbance that is the source of it.” For parents on the other end of this intense hatred from the “abusive” parent, most psychologist counsel being as actively involved with your children as possible, but sometimes, the psychological “battering” by the alienating parent eventually turns the child against the targeted parent. In some cases, the child loses all touch with reality, and becomes a carbon copy of the “abusive” parents and hates the everyone and the world. That is why is has become even more imperative that Parental Alienation, Parental Alienation Syndrome or even Parental Alienation Disorder (as it has been suggested) be included in the next version of the American Psychological Association DSM book. With recognition by the APA, children can get real help for their problems and can be psychologically rescued from “abusive” and parents that “batter.”

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“Abusive” Parents Alienate and Psychologically “Batter” Children

In Alienation of Affection, Best Interest of the Child, child abuse, Child Custody, Child Support, Children and Domestic Violence, Childrens Rights, Civil Rights, Department of Social Servies, Divorce, Domestic Relations, False Allegations of Domestic Violence, Family Court Reform, Family Rights, Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress, kidnapped children, Marriage, Munchausen Syndrome By Proxy, parental alienation, Parental Alienation Disorders, Parental Alienation Syndrome, Parental Kidnapping, Parents rights, Restraining Orders on December 8, 2009 at 9:45 pm
Parents following divorce are called upon to cooperate with the other parent after divorce in case involving children. Those parents who cannot put aside the anger, hate, and mental illness problems usually wind up “abusing” the children by alienating them from the the other parent.
Alienation has been called a form of psychological “battering” of children. For children that suffer from a custodial parent’s “battering“, I refer to an article from Jayne Major, Ph.D., an expert in the abuse that “abusive ” that accurately can describe the behavior of parents that commit Parental Alienation against a child”
“The alienating parent’s hatred can have no bounds. The severest form will bring out every horrible allegation known, including claims of domestic violence, stalking and the sexual molestation of the child. Many fathers say that there have been repeated calls to the Department of Family and Child Services alleging child abuse and neglect.
In most cases the investigators report that they found nothing wrong. However, the indoctrinating parent feels that these reports are not fabrications, but very, very real. She can describe the horror of what happen in great detail. Regardless of the actual truth, in her mind, it did happen.
Most of the alienated fathers that I work with are continually befuddled by her lying. “How can she lie like that?” They don’t realize that these lies are not based on rational thinking. They are incapable of understanding the difference between what is true and what they want to be true. A vital part of fighting PAS is to understand the severity of the psychological disturbance that is the source of it.”
For parents on the other end of this intense hatred from the “abusive” parent, most psychologist counsel being as actively involved with your children as possible, but sometimes, the psychological “battering” by the alienating parent eventually turns the child against the targeted parent. In some cases, the child loses all touch with reality, and becomes a carbon copy of the “abusive” parents and hates the everyone and the world.
That is why is has become even more imperative that Parental Alienation, Parental Alienation Syndrome or even Parental Alienation Disorder (as it has been suggested) be included in the next version of the American Psychological Association DSM book. With recognition by the APA, children can get real help for their problems and can be psychologically rescued from “abusive” and parents that “batter.”

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“Reckless Disregard” A True And Compelling Story About One Father’s Fight

Self-Represented Litigants have no less of a right to FAIR and MEANINGFUL due process under the federal and state constitutions as those individuals who choose to utilize an attorney for their legal affairs and issues. In fact, NOWHERE in any state or federal constitution does it specify that the hiring of a lawyer is a prerequisite to exercising one’s due process rights. Democratic principles dictate that we have the right to freely choose between self-representation and hiring a lawyer to handle our legal matters without suffering humiliation, prejudice, or penalization. After all, it is the parties to the litigation that ultimately have to deal with the consequences of the case’s outcome, and not the judge or the lawyers involved in the matter.

Dear Family and Friends,

First I’d like to thank all those who have kept me motivated and have encouraged…

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Take Back Your Power

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Any relationship break-up can be tough, but divorce can feel like a blow. We may walk away physically, but often our minds hold on. Rather than moving confidently into the future, we may find ourselves stuck in the past. Sometimes time isn’t enough to heal all wounds. If you find yourself stuck, it’s vital that you take steps to regain your psychological equilibrium.OWn Video - 2015

Dysfunctional Family Courts 2 - 2015There are obvious, simple ways to start. For instance, set up exercising time to work through the negative feelings. Taking a brisk daily walk is a good way to relieve the stress and is as important for your mind as it is for your body. Also, spend time with family and friends so that you can feel nurtured. While it’s important to express your emotions and ask for help, try not to dwell on the negative. It’s important to arrange activities with family and friends that will bring you joy. Don’t try to get updates through friends and social media profiles about what your ex is doing. Instead, concentrate on your own well being by taking control of your reactions. Don’t get sucked into feeling bad just because negative emotions arise. It’s a challenge, but it’s doable with the right tools and an understanding of what’s wrong.

We all know people who have been so emotionally damaged by divorce that they have remained bitter, angry and emotionally unavailable years after separating from their spouse. Friends reassure and counsel them and often grow impatient — not understanding why they can’t “snap out of it.” The answer lies in how the brain itself works. It has an information processing system that under normal circumstances takes a disturbing event and makes sense of it. Basically, it’s “digested” and what is useful is learned and what is useless is discarded. So, optimally a person would learn from the divorce experience what the warning signs are of picking the wrong potential mate, what went wrong and what they want and will do differently in the future. In time, the divorce would be viewed as an unfortunate event that took place in the past. But sometimes the experience is so disturbing it overwhelms the brain’s ability to process. When that happens, the past remains “present.”

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What’s happening then is that the memory of the event has become stored in the brain with the emotions, physical sensations and beliefs that occurred at that time. Because the brain couldn’t process the event, the negativity keeps coming up and can poison the present. The major categories of negative emotions people experience during a divorce can be verbalized with statements such as, “I’m not good enough,” “I’m not safe” and “I’m not in control.” The feelings of anger, sadness, resentment, insecurity and fear that continue to arise can suck us in. But just because they come up doesn’t make them true.

We associate posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with major trauma such as combat, rape or serious accidents. However, recent psychological research has shown that common life experiences such as family arguments and divorce can cause even more PTSD symptoms than major trauma. So, if you find yourself failing to move forward in life, take the steps needed to heal. It’s important to remember that you’re in charge and capable of handling your own thoughts and feelings.

Self-help techniques can often do the trick and may make it possible to deal with negative emotions, images and thoughts that arise. For instance, here’s one from my book, Getting Past Your Past: Take Control of Your Life with Self-Help Techniques from EMDR Therapy: Whenever you find yourself bothered by negative self-talk (you know, that voice that tells you how defective you are), notice how your body feels. Then think of a cartoon character with a funny voice like Elmer Fudd, Popeye or Daffy Duck and make your critical inner voice sound like that character. For most people, the disturbing feelings will go away.

7814d-you2bstole2bmy2bchildRemember, just because negative emotions, images and thoughts are there, doesn’t make them true or useful. Whether the images are of a past fight, an infidelity or thoughts of “what if” or “I should have,” you can learn how to get rid of them. If self-help techniques aren’t enough to change your negative reactions, then it’s time to take further steps. These can include getting EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprocessing) therapy. EMDR therapy is a research-supported trauma treatment that includes a component of eye movements, taps or tones. The therapy stimulates the information processing system and causes rapid connections to be made in the brain. You don’t have to talk about the event in detail or do homework. There’s no reason to suffer or rehash the divorce endlessly. If you break your leg you’d be willing to go to the physician to align it so it can heal. Likewise, if your broken relationship is causing intrusive thoughts or images of the event and you can’t seem to shake the negative feelings, be willing to reach out for professional help so your brain can “digest” the experience. In this way the divorce can take it’s proper place in the past and you will be back in control.

Bad Parent Abuse - 2015It’s also important not to blame yourself for the negative reactions you’ve been having. The chronic negative thoughts and feelings are generally caused by the way your brain is storing the information. Sometimes the reason for the suffering is a combination of experiences in addition to the divorce. For instance, if you find you are having extreme difficulty adjusting, the reason may lie in earlier experiences in your childhood that are hindering your recovery. Research has shown that childhood experiences can make us vulnerable to current stress and other problems. Regardless of the reasons, EMDR therapy can help you process your divorce and other negative experiences. That means moving from feelings of pain and vulnerability to feelings of strength and resilience. You can learn from the past and then let it go. Don’t let it poison your future.

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Take The Power Away From Your Ex

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In a lot of family law matters, parents can feel overwhelmed, powerless or hopeless in the face of an ex spouse that has more money than they do, is more prepared they are or has an attorney handling their case for them and the other parent can’t afford one. As humans, our most powerful weapon is our minds. As such, if you feel that you are being taken advantage of or feel powerless in your family legal issue, there are ways to turn the tide and enforce your rights as a parent. Here are some tips for leveling the playing field if you’re going through a custody battle or dispute over visitation and finding yourself facing insurmountable odds.

Your Ex Has An Attorney, So What? In family law, you don’t necessarily need an attorney representing you in order to resolve the issue…

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Hold False Accusers Accountable

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June is False Allegations Awareness Month, and this year’s theme is “Hold False-Accusers Accountable.”False allegations of DV to Police - 2015

We have put together a list of activities to helpp you educate others on false allegations of abuse. First, educate yourself with our hand-out “False Allegations by the Numbers.” Then ask your local newspaper or radio station to cover the issue. [image: False Allegations Awareness Month] *Read More:*Silver Bullet of Domestic Violence-Family Law -- 2016

a0249-afla2bcauses2bto2bblog2b-2b2015One in six Americans know someone who has been falsely accused of domestic violence. The silver bullet in divorce, false allegations are sometimes used to obtain child custody. This despicable act removes fit and loving parents from the lives of their children. Please take a moment, as soon as possible, and speak out for the millions of children who are missing a falsely accused parent. And do it for the parents who are grieving for their children, stolen with a lie.

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FLORIDA DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LAWS

Domestic violence law in Florida is not just one law, but several laws that operate together. Thus, it is more accurate to think and speak in terms of Florida’s Domestic Violence Laws. The reason is very simple: Florida’s legal system creates many different types of domestic abuse that constitute a violation of the criminal law.

One of the most significant problems with the entire statutory structure is the absence of even recognizing false allegations. Sure, Florida has a section prohibiting the filing of a false police report. Yet, the penalty is a misdemeanor – unless the victim of a false allegation is in a special protected class, such as law enforcement officers. Worse, these types of offenses are almost never prosecuted and when they are, they receive scant publicity compared to the publicity an alleged abuser receives.

Florida Domestic Violence Laws: Overview and FAQ 

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June is False Domestic Violence Charge Awareness Month in Florida. Each year, thousands of lives are damaged by false domestic violence charges. Why do people – men and women – file false domestic violence charges? Several reasons:

  • To gain leverage in a divorce action
  • To protect themselves when the police are called and they are afraid of prosecution if they don’t make a false accusation
  • To win a lawsuit, often without even filing one – gaining hush money
  • To get ‘payback’ for a slight, real or perceived
  • Simply because someone is angry
  • To win an argument in a very dramatic and public fashion
  • To join the ‘brotherhood and sisterhood of victimhood’ – being a ‘victim’ gains a special status, a place of honor for their ‘suffering.’

A Domestic Violence charge is far too serious to be trivialized by false allegations, which are rarely prosecuted on the flimsy ground that prosecuting false accusers would deter real victims.

Real victims are people who have truly been victimized by the wrongful, violent conduct of another person – including victims of Domestic Legal Violence: The use of Law Enforcement Officers to physically force someone into jail and force them to be prosecuted and threatened with further imprisonment for a crime they did not commit.

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Domestic Violence

June is False Domestic Violence Charge Awareness Month in Florida. Each year, thousands of lives are damaged by false domestic violence charges. Why do people – men and women – file false domestic violence charges? Several reasons:

  • To gain leverage in a Child Custody Action
  • To protect themselves when the police are called and they are afraid of prosecution if they don’t make a false accusation
  • To get ‘payback’
  • Simply because someone is angry
  • To join the ‘brotherhood and sisterhood of victimhood’ – being a ‘victim’ gains a special status, a place of honor for their ‘suffering.’

A Domestic Violence charge is far too serious to be trivialized by false allegations, which are rarely prosecuted on the flimsy ground that prosecuting false accusers would deter real victims.

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“Most state laws require that courts treat mothers and fathers equally when it comes to matters of child custody. When I presided as a judge in Manhattan family court, that was the law, and that’s how I treated each custody case. Families, especially children, suffer when this law is not followed. Unfortunately, I’ve seen this happen all too often. What has been your experience with this difficult subject? I look forward to your stories.” ~ Judge JudyFalse Domestic Violence Allegations As Advised by Family Law Lawyers - 2015

Judge Judy Sheindlin on Joint Custody

When Judy Sheindlin was on Larry King Live last week, the issue of joint custody came up. Here is an excerpt from the interview:

SHEINDLIN (“Judge Judy”): I was a lawyer in the family court for ten years. I worked for the corporation counsel’s office of the City of New York. I prosecuted juvenile delinquency cases. I did support and paternity. So, I was in the trenches and even then, Larry, it took me time.

I remember the first day that I took the bench. It was in the Bronx and the court officers, if was pretty formal back then, court officer said, you know, say “All rise” and I stood up because I was accustomed to they say “All rise.” We stood and finally the court officer said “You can sit down now, judge. They’re standing for you. You can sit down.” So, even when you have experience you need time to get comfortable in your chair.

KING: I had a judge who became a federal judge told me once that the hardest thing to decide was custody cases. First he had no experience. Who has experience with custody cases? He’s been happily married, has children. Who gets whom? Isn’t that the hardest to give a child from one parent to another?

SHEINDLIN: Yes. Sometimes it’s relatively easy because the choices are clear but I’ve always thought in this country we do a terrible disservice to fathers. You know there was a time many years ago when we had what we called the Tender Years Doctrine, which meant children of tender years, young children, always went to their mother.

And then all of the courts in this country said that’s not fair. We have to be equal. So, on the books there is a law that says no one parent is favored over the other, now that’s honored more in the breach than it is honored in actuality. And, I have been a proponent for many years of there being a presumption in this country for joint custody of children. That’s where courts should start.

KING: That’s where you begin?

SHEINDLIN: That’s where you begin and if you’re going to deviate from that, you have to demonstrate by clear and convincing evidence that there is some valid reason why you’re going to deviate from that because one parent is crazy, one parent has a drug problem, an alcohol problem, something’s wrong.

But that should be the standard joint custody because children are entitled to be raised by two parents even if the parents don’t get along anymore. I mean I think it’s horrendous when one parent picks up and moves out of the state or moves 250 miles away and some judge in the family court, the domestic relations court usually if it’s the mother who has moved away says, “Well, we’ll have a hearing to determine whether it was the right thing.”

No, no, no, no, no. You can’t say to people who you’ve lulled into this sense of I’m equal, you’re an equal father. You can take off paternity leave. We expect you to participate in the rearing of your children, to go to open school night, to be out there to play with them. Very often there are two people working in the household. They divide authority and you’re equal except when there’s a divorce.

And then, how often, Larry, I ask you the question, do you hear it quoted in the paper “He lost custody of his children”? You don’t hear that. You hear “She lost custody. There must be something wrong with her.”
Well I think that that has to change in this country because it was my experience in the family court, and I left the family court ten years ago, but even my experience on the television courtroom suggests to me that there are as wonderful a group of fathers out there as a group of mothers and it’s about time that this country recognize that in not only the letter of the law but the spirit of the law as well.

Judge Judy on Timesharing - 2016