Tag Archives: Hennepin County Family Justice Center

Abused Child Knows “Hiding Places” in the Home

My child confides to a therapist threats and incidents of abuse, that he knew “hiding places in the home should father find out where they live…“ At the time, my two children and I were living in a homeless shelter … Continue reading

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Child’s Drawing: “Daddy in Jail, He Hit Me..” (Family Court Awards Custody to Abuser)

(Hennepin County, Minnesota: 2006-2018) Mother discovers child’s drawings in a lost notebook, a voice silenced by family court speaks out about abuse… “Daddy red touch – jail with lock. He hit me.” Child then slaps himself in the head, hard, to … Continue reading

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The Captain: Abuse Survivor Shares Her Story of Family Court Injustice in Minnesota

May 25, 2017 – Listen in to The Captain with guest, Lynn Marie, who shares her story of surviving domestic abuse, and the devastating impact when a family court in Hennepin County unjustly awarded sole custody of the children to … Continue reading

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Parenting a Child Who Has Been Traumatized by Abuse, Family Court

“I love my Mom very much…She has a heart so big every body in my family in her heart..” ~ Letter from my daughter.  Raising my voice, to share how failures in Hennepin County, Minnesota’s family court system and Guardian ad … Continue reading

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Family Court Injustice – Get the Picture

A picture is worth a thousand words… or a thousand tears.  These pictures were drawn by my daughter, and show the devastating effects of abuse and trauma, family court injustice, and court ordered parental alienation, on a child’s life. My … 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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The Difficulties & the Dream: Remembering MLK Day

“I say to you today, my friends, so even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream…” – Martin Luther King, Jr. “I Have … Continue reading

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