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ESSENTIAL READING

   

"UNDERSTANDING THE BATTERER IN CUSTODY AND VISITATION DISPUTES", by R. Lundy Bancroft, c. 1998, From The Wellesley Center for Women's BATTERED MOTHER'S TESTIMONY PROJECT

THE MYTH OF EPIDEMIC FALSE ALLEGATIONS OF SEXUAL ABUSE IN DIVORCE CASES"

by Merrilyn McDonald

April 29, 2002- LETTER FROM ATTORNEY RICHARD DUCOTE TO MEMBERS OF THE COBB COUNTY, GEORGIA BAR AND METRO ATLANTA AREA MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS 

CASUALTIES OF A CUSTODY WAR
A three-part in-depth look at the use of PAS  in custody cases and it's fatal effect on the children in one family;  published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

"LETTING CHILDREN SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES", by Alanna Krause, age 16;  San Francisco Daily Journal, Monday, July 17, 2000

Also by Alanna Krause (now age 18):  LEGAL COMPLAINT  AGAINST SANDRA M. ACEVEDO, THE ATTORNEY WHO FAILED TO PROTECT HER,  January 7, 2002

 "PARENTAL ALIENATION SYNDROME AND PARENTAL ALIENATION: by Carol Bruch, 35 Family Law Quarterly, 5/27/200

FEDERAL LAWSUIT  FILED BY 18-YEAR OLD ALANNA  KRAUSE AGAINST HER FATHER, COURT-APPOINTED THERAPIST, AND COURT-APPOINTED ATTORNEY. 

 "UNDERSTANDING THE IMPACT OF VIOLENCE ON CHILDREN; Integrating the public policy to protect children with the custody statute is not a simple affair", By Toby G. Kleinman,  The New Jersey Law Journal, August 5, 2002 

"GENDER FAIRNESS IN THE COURTS:  ACTION FOR THE NEW MILLENNIUM",  by Lynn Hecht Schafran and Norma J. Wikler, National Judicial Education Program, A Project of N.O.W. Legal Defense and Education Fund in cooperation with the National Association of Women Judges, 2001

"FIFTY OBSTACLES TO LEAVING" a.k.a., "WHY ABUSE VICTIMS STAY", By Sarah M. Buel, THE COLORADO LAWYER, October, 1999, Vol. 28, No. 10

A LITTLE GIRL'S HELL
July 22, 1999- New Times LA's report on the Clarke v. Cowles case

October 7, 1998:  California Assembly Member SHEILA KUEHL & CALIFORNIA N.O.W. Join Together to Denounce LA County Family Court at the State Capitol in Sacramento 


"CUSTODY SWITCH", By Jill Kramer, Pacific Sun, October 24-30, 2001; An article discussing Parental Alienation Syndrome

THE NEW MUST- READ NOVEL BY TALIA CARNER:  "PUPPET CHILD"  "When the legal system failed her daughter, one mother took the law into her own hands...

A LITERARY REVIEW OF 
"PUPPET CHILD"

 
      


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