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(Omaha, Nebraska: 4/20/2017 ) – In 1963, Bruce Brooks, a father of two boys became estranged from his sons, and lost all contact after ending a relationship with their mother.  Few details were provided about what happened but apparently the mother relocated … Continue reading

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Lesson Learned from Ciara’s Defamation Lawsuit Against Future: Avoid Bad Mouthing Your Ex

“This world can put a hole in your soul sometimes, Put you at the end of your road,  Sometimes you just break down, When this world tries to end you, I defend you.. I’ll be there to stop the bleeding, I’ll be … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To My Ex-Wife: “We’ve proven that there can be happiness and new opportunities after divorce…”

Chad posted this inspirational letter on opnlttr.com to his ex-wife to thank her, and talk about how they have been able to move on with their lives in a positive way after the divorce, and maintain mutual respect while co-parenting. Chad also … Continue reading

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Arizona: Judge Issues Contempt Order Against DCS

(Maricopa County, Arizona, July 2016) In an astounding move, Juvenile Court Judge Karen O’Connor is holding the Department of Child Safety (DCS) in contempt for ignoring three orders in a child’s case.  In an order dated June 6, O’Connor directed … Continue reading

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Something I Have Learned: There is Strength in Hope

After dealing with some challenges, I am happy to report that this summer has been amazing. While this blog was created to raise awareness about family court injustice, and to offer my case as an example of how failures in the … Continue reading

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“Blurry” by Puddle of Mudd – Video Depicts Challenges of Visitation, Co-Parenting

The video for “Blurry” by Puddle of Mudd (2001, Come Clean) tells a powerful story about a father wanting to spend time with his son, and depicts some of the difficulties with co-parenting after divorce or separation. Wes Scantlin said he wrote … Continue reading

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The Question (and the Song) “For the Love of a Daughter” – Parenting After Divorce / Separation

My daughter will be having her birthday soon…birthdays are hard because I don’t know if I will see her, and I mourn all of the things I have missed in the last year of her life. Another year I have … Continue reading

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The Rage That Never Came: Abuse Survivor Rediscovers What it Means to be a Father

Happy Father’s Day! My deepest respect, love and prayers extend to all Fathers and Grandfathers. Thank you for your love, efforts and hard work you do every day to support your family, and give your children the best life possible.  … Continue reading

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Article “You Can’t Unhit a Child” Explores Lasting Effects of Corporal Punishment

Sarah Newman writes an insightful article on the lasting effects to a child’s psyche in “You Can’t Unhit a Child: Anxiety and Corporal Punishment” . The article discusses Ms. Newman’s own traumatic experiences of physical and verbal abuse, at the hands of … Continue reading

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Should a Guardian ad Litem Facilitate Mediation? My Experiences with GAL & Mediation

Should a Guardian ad Litem (GAL) be allowed to mediate between parties, assisting in coming to agreements about custody and parenting time, and facilitating communication? The Minnesota Rules of Guardian ad Litem Procedure say no. However, Guardians often assume the … Continue reading

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