10 MYTHS ABOUT CUSTODY AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND HOW TO COUNTER THEM, ABA Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence, Washington, DC. Copyright © 2006 American Bar Association.
AN APPEALING STRATEGY, Karmah Elmusa, California Lawyer, January 2013.
ALEC BALDWIN (also see "Parental Alienation" subheading below)
Alec Baldwin Blames Everyone and Everything... Except Himself, Elizabeth Black, nuts4chic, UK: April 30, 2007.
Alec Baldwin: It's Not Alienation, It's Abuse, Jan Kurth, The Post-Journal, Jamestown, NY: May 8, 2007. Copyright © 2007 The Post-Journal.
Baldwin Sheds Light on Dangerous Legal Defense, Chris Heide, The Daily, University of Washington, Seattle, WA: May 8, 2007.
National Organization for Women Admonishes Media for Giving Alec Baldwin a Platform for Misinformed Theories, National Organization of Women, New York, NY: May 3, 2007. Copyright © 1995-2007 National Organization for Women.
Today's Lesson from Alec Baldwin: Alienation Begins with You, Jeff Fecke, Minnesota Monitor, April 30, 2007.
BATTERED MOTHERS' TESTIMONY PROJECT: A HUMAN RIGHTS APPROACH TO CHILD CUSTODY AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, Arizona Coalition to End Sexual & Domestic Violence, Phoenix, AZ: Copyright © June 2003 Arizona Coalition to End Sexual & Domestic Violence.
BATTERED WOMEN TAKE CUSTODY BATTLES TO WHITE HOUSE, Mary Darcy, Women's eNews, Washington, DC: May 7, 2010. Copyright © 2010 Women's eNews.
Bayside Woman Struggles to Obtain Child Support, Zach Patberg, TimesLedger, Queens, NY: August 25, 2005. Copyright © 2005 TimesLedger Newspapers.
BEST INCOMES FOR NONCUSTODIAL PARENTS PAYING CHILD SUPPORT, Policy Briefing (volume 13, number 3), Center for Family Policy and Practice, Madison, WI: July 2011.
BIAS AGAINST ABUSED MOTHERS IN CHILD CUSTODY CASES: REPORT, Katie Hyslop, The Tyee, Vancouver, BC, CA: July 24, 2012. See Troubling Assessments.
CALIFORNIA FAMILY COURTS HELPING PEDOPHILES, BATTERERS GET CHILD CUSTODY, Peter Jamison, SF Weekly, March 2, 2011. Copyright © 2011 SF Weekly, LLP.
CHILD CUSTODY AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ~ A CALL FOR SAFETY AND ACCOUNTABILITY, Peter G. Jaffe, Nancy K.D. Lemon and Samantha E. Poisson, Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA. Copyright © 2003 Sage.
CHILD CUSTODY AND SUPPORT, Hallie Bongar White, Casey Ross Petherick and Eileen Hudon, Southwest Center for Law and Policy, Tucson, AZ: December1, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Hallie Bongar White.
CHILD CUSTODY AND VISITATION DECISIONS IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CASES: LEGAL TRENDS, RISK FACTORS, AND SAFETY CONCERNS, Daniel G. Saunders, National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women, Harrisburg, PA: revised October 2007.
CHILD CUSTODY EVALUATORS' BELIEFS ABOUT DOMESTIC ABUSE ALLEGATIONS: THEIR RELATIONSHIP TO EVALUATOR DEMOGRAPHICS, BACKGROUND, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE KNOWLEDGE AND CUSTODY-VISITATION RECOMMENDATIONS, Daniel G. Saunders, Kathleen C. Faller and Richard M. Tolman, University of Michigan, School of Social Work, Ann Arbor, MI: October 31, 2011.
CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE REFERRALS ~ A CURRICULUM FOR SUPERVISED VISITATION PROVIDERS, Clearinghouse on Supervised Visitation, Institute for Family Violence Studies, School of Social Work, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL.
Child SUPPORT REPORT (volume 33, number 10), Office of Child Support Enforcement, Washington, DC: October 2011.
CHILD SUPPORT: ABILITY TO PAY AND INCARCERATION, Jacquelyn Boggess, In the Interest of Parents, Center for Family Policy and Practice, Madison, WI: February 7, 2011.
CHILDREN'S VIEWS ON CONTACT WITH PARENTS INVOLVED IN ABUSE SOUGHT, STV, December 5, 2013. Copyright © 2013 stv.tv.
Common misconceptions in addressing domestic violence in child custody disputes, Peter G. Jaffe, Claire V. Crooks and Samantha E. Poisson, Juvenile and Family Court Journal, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, Reno, NV: Fall 2003.
CONCEPTS IN CREATING CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE SERVICES FOR SUPERVISED VISITATION CENTERS, Oliver J. Williams, Institute on Domestic Violence In The African American Community and Office on Violence Against Women. Copyright © 2007 Institute on Domestic Violence In The African American Community.
COURTS AWARDING CUSTODY TO ABUSERS AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOMICIDES IS THERE A CONNECTION?, Barry Goldstein, Parenting News Network, April 6, 2010.
COURTS MUST OPEN EYES AND EARS TO ABUSED CHILDREN, Maralee McLean, Women's eNews, January 9, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Women's eNews.
CREATING JUSTICE THROUGH BALANCE: INTEGRATING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LAW INTO FAMILY COURT PRACTICE, Andrea C. Farney and Roberta L. Valente, Juvenile and Family Court Journal, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, Reno, NV: Fall 2003. Copyright © 2003 National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges.
custody & visitation decision-making when there are allegations of DOMestic violence (scroll down), Barbara J. Hart, 1995, Barbara J. Hart’s Collected Writings, Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse, St. Paul, MN. Copyright © 1995-2004 Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse.
THE CUSTODY BATTLE ~ THE IMPORTANCE OF RECOGNIZING THE EXISTENCE OF VIOLENCE IN THE RELATIONSHIP AND THE EXERCISE OF POWER AND CONTROL, Marc Dubin, CAVNET. Permission granted to post.
CUSTODY CASES PUT UNDER SUPREME LEGAL WATCH, Alison Bowen, Women's eNews, New York, NY: March 13, 2008. Copyright © 2008 Women's eNews.
CUSTODY DISPUTES NOW TOUGHER FOR BATTERED MOMS, Phyllis Chesler, Women's eNews, New York, NY: June 26, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Women's eNews.
CUSTODY DISPUTES OFTEN BYPASS ABUSE ASSESSMENTS, Marie Tessier, Women's eNews, New York, NY: July 6, 2007. Copyright © 2007 Women's eNews.
CUSTODY EVALUATION IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CASES (audio recording and transcript), Bethany Backes, Dale Koch, Chris S. O'Sullivan and Daniel G. Saunders, NIJ Conference, National Institute of Justice, Washington, DC: June 2009.
CUSTODY IN THE CONTEXT OF DOMESTIC AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE: A LEGAL GUIDE FOR ADVOCATES, Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, Montpelier, VT.
Custody Rulings Often Ignore History of Domestic Violence, HealthDay News, August 11, 2005. Copyright © 2005 HealthDay.
THE DANGERS OF PRESUMPTIVE JOINT PHYSICAL CUSTODY, Gabrielle Davis, Kristine Lizdas, Sandra Tibbetts Murphy and Jenna Yauch, Battered Women's Justice Project, Minneapolis, MN: May 2010.
Distressing Tale of Abuse; Broward Agency Helps Plantation Woman Get Her Life Back on Track after Tragedy, Karla D. Shores, Sun-Sentinel, Fort Lauderdale, FL: November 28, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Sun-Sentinel Company.
DOES PARENTAL AUTONOMY REQUIRE EQUAL CUSTODY AT DIVORCE?, Margaret F. Brinig, University of Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper (number 05-13), The University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, IA: April 2005.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ISSUES IN CHILD CUSTODY – SPECIAL ISSUE, Journal of Child Custody (volume 6, issues 3 & 4), Taylor & Francis Group, Philadelphia, PA: 2009. Copyright © 2009 Taylor & Francis Group.
Assessing Intimate Partner Violence: A Context Sensitive Aggression Scale, Alyce LaViolette (pages 219-231)
Conducting Child Custody Evaluations in the Context of Family Violence Allegations: Practical Techniques and Suggestions for Ethical Practice, Robert Geffner, Lisa Conradi, Kari Geis and M. Brenda Aranda (pages 189-218)
Editorial, Leslie M. Drozd (pages 163-164)
Evaluating PAS: A Critique of Elizabeth Ellis's "A Stepwise Approach to Evaluating Children for PAS", Amy Neustein and Michael Lesher (pages 322-325)
A Framework for Addressing Allegations of Domestic Violence in Child Custody Disputes, Peter G. Jaffe, Claire V. Crooks and Nicholas Bala (pages 169-188)
A Historical Perspective on Parental Alienation Syndrome and Parental Alienation, Joan S. Meier (pages 232-257)
Introduction to the Special Issue on Domestic Violence Issues in Child Custody, Geraldine Butts Stahly (pages 165-168)
On Navigating Custody & Visitation Evaluations in Cases with Domestic Violence: A Judge's Guide, Joan Zorza (pages 258-286)
Rethinking Custody Evaluation in Cases Involving Domestic Violence, Evan Stark (pages 287-321)
A Review of Neustein, A. & Lesher, M. (2005). From Madness to Mutiny: Why Mothers are Running from Family Courts – And What Can Be Done About It, Geraldine Butts Stahly (pages 326-332)
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: THE TIPPING POINT – HELPING COURTS DISCERN OBSTACLES TO ACCESS FROM A DESPERATE NEED FOR SAFETY, Maureen McKnight and Roberta Valente, Family Advocate, American Bar Association, Chicago, IL: Spring 2006. Copyright © 2006 American Bar Association.
FailURE TO PROTECT: THE CRISIS IN AMERICA'S FAMILY COURTS, Cara Tabachnick, The Crime Report, May 6, 2010.
Family Connections: Divorced Parents can Stay Close to Children through Video Conferencing, Columbus Dispatch, Columbus, OH: August 10, 2005. Copyright © 2005 The Columbus Dispatch.
For Arbiters in Custody Battles, Wide Power and Little Scrutiny, Leslie Eaton, The New York Times, New York, NY: May 23, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The New York Times Company.
THE "FRIENDLY PARENT" CONCEPT: A CONSTRUCT FUNDAMENTALLY AT ODDS WITH THE PARENTING ACT, RCW 26.09, Margaret K. Dore, Newsletter, Washington State Bar Association, Family Law Section Seattle, WA: Spring 1999.
THE "FRIENDLY PARENT" CONCEPT: A FLAWED FACTOR FOR CHILD CUSTODY, Margaret K. Dore, Newsletter, Washington State Bar Association, Family Law Section, Seattle, WA: Fall 2001. Copyright © 2001 Margaret K. Dore, Esq.
GUIDELINES FOR CHILD CUSTODY EVALUATIONS IN DIVORCE PROCEEDINGS, American Psychologist (volume 4 , pages 677-680), July 1994. Copyright © 1994 American Psychological Association.
GUIDELINES FOR CHILD CUSTODY EVALUATIONS IN FAMILY LAW PROCEEDINGS, American Psychological Association, Washington, DC: February 2009.
A JUDICIAL GUIDE TO CHILD SAFETY IN CUSTODY CASES, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, Reno, NV: February 2008.
Law Guardian Representation Standards – Volume II: Custody Cases (third edition), New York State Bar Association Committee on Children and the Law, June 7, 2005.
MAKING APPROPRIATE PARENTING ARRANGEMENTS IN FAMILY VIOLENCE CASES: APPLYING THE LITERATURE TO IDENTIFY PROMISING PRACTICES, Peter G. Jaffe, Claire V. Crooks and Nick Bala, September 7, 2005.
MEMO TO JUDGES: FIRST DO NO HARM!, Wendy J. Murphy, The Patriot Ledger, Quincy, MA: February 11, 2012. Copyright © 2012 The Patriot Ledger.
MIND THE GAP: ACCOUNTING FOR DOMESTIC ABUSE IN CHILD CUSTODY EVALUATIONS, Ellen Pence, Gabrielle Davis, Cheryl Beardslee and Denise Gamache, Battered Women's Justice Project, Minneapolis, MN: June 2012.
More Parents Going to Court When Ex-Spouse Wants to Move Kids, Leslie Eaton, San Diego Union-Tribune, San Diego, CA: August 8, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Union-Tribune Publishing Co.
MOTHERS FILE INTERNATIONAL COMPLAINT AGAINST THE UNITED STATES, StopFamilyViolence.org, New York, NY: May 11, 2007.
Navigating Custody & Visitation Evaluations in Cases with Domestic Violence: A Judge’s Guide, Clare Dalton, Leslie M. Drozd and Frances Q. F. Wong, State Justice Institute and National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges,
revised 2006. Copyright © 2004, 2006 National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges.
NONCUSTODIAL PARENTS AND CHILD SUPPORT & EITC POLICY: ARE WE MOVING FAMILIES TOWARD ECONOMIC SECURITY?, Nino Rodriguez, Center for Family Policy and Practice, Madison, WI: December 2013.
NONCUSTODIAL PARENTS: SUMMARIES OF RESEARCH, GRANTS AND PRACTICES, Office of Child Support Enforcement, Washington, DC: July 2009.
OCSE GUIDANCE ON THE TURNER V. ROGERS DECISION, Jacquelyn Boggess, Center for Family Policy and Practice, Madison, WI: September 17, 2012.
PARENTAL ALIENATION (also see "Alec Baldwin" subheading above)
Domestic Violence by Proxy: Why Terrorist Tactics Employed by Batterers are Not "PAS", The Leadership Council on Child Abuse & Interpersonal Violence, Baltimore, MD: September 16, 2009. Copyright © 2005 The Leadership Council.
The Evidentiary Admissibility of Parental Alienation Syndrome: Science, Law and Policy, Jennifer Hoult, Children's Legal Rights Journal (volume 26, number 1), Chicago, IL: Spring 2006. Copyright © 2006 American Bar Association.
Examining Parental Alienation in Child Custody Cases: A Survey of Mental Health and Legal Professionals, James N. Bow, Jonathan W. Gould and James R. Flens, The American Journal of Family Therapy (volume 37, pages 127-145), Chicago, IL: 2009. Copyright © 2009 Taylor & Francis Group, LLC.
Fighting Over the Kids ~ Battered Spouses Take Aim at a Controversial Custody Strategy, Sarah Childress, Newsweek, September 25, 2006. Copyright © 2006 Newsweek, Inc.
Getting Real about Abuse and Alienation: A Critique of Drozd and Olesen's Decision Tree, Joan S. Meier, Journal of Child Custody (volume 7 , pages 219-252), 2010. Copyright © 2010 Taylor & Francis Group, LLC.
Mothers, Children at Risk as Fathers' Rights Groups Seek Legitimacy for Phony Mental "Disorder", National Organization for Women Foundation, June 11, 2012. Copyright © 1995-2012 National Organization for Women Foundation.
Parental Alienation ~ "Jana's View", Jana Bommersbach, Phoenix Magazine, Scottsdale, AZ: May 2006. Copyright © 2003-2005 Jana Bommersbach.
Parental Alienation Not a Mental Disorder, American Psychiatric Association Says, David Crary, Associated Press, The Huffington Post, New York, NY: September 21, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Associated Press.
Parental Alienation Syndrome and Parental Alienation: A Research Review, Joan S. Meier, National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women, Harrisburg, PA: September 2013.
Parental Alienation Syndrome: Proponents Bear the Burden of Proof, Robert E. Emery, Family Court Review (volume 43 , pages 8-13), January 2005. Copyright © 2005 Association of Family and Conciliation Courts.
PAS: A Modern-Day Witch Hunt, Joan Dawson, American Chronicle, Beverly Hills, CA: April 24, 2009. Copyright © 2009 Ultio, LLC.
Responding to Allegations of Parental Alienation, Shannon Gaskins and Kay Yetter, Juvenile and Family Justice Today (page 2), National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, Reno, NV: Winter 2008.
New Center Can Supervise Court-Ordered Parental Visits, Nathan Bernier, KUT News, Austin, TX: May 15, 2013. Copyright © 2013 KUT News.
New facility helps troubled families, Jay Wiles, KXAN-TV, Austin, TX: May 15, 2013. Copyright © 2000-2013 LIN Television on Texas, LP.
Open House Program, Travis County, in collaboration with SafePlace, Austin, TX: May 15, 2013.
Planet Safe joins downtown Austin, Jessica Holloway and Erin Coker, KVUE-TV, Austin, TX: May 15, 2013. Copyright © 2009-2013 KVUE Television, Inc.
Profile: Fallout from a Recent California Supreme Court Decision that Places Restrictions on Custodial Parents who Wish to Relocate with their Children, Elaine Korry, All Things Considered, National Public Radio, Washington, DC: June 1, 2004. Copyright © 2004 National Public Radio.
REPORT FAULTS HANDLING OF FATHERS; GROUP URGES OFFICIALS TO FOCUS ON JOB TRAINING, NOT PENALTIES, Keith L. Alexander, The Washington Post, Washington, DC: August 23, 2007. Copyright © 2007 The Washington Post Company.
REPORT: ABUSED WOMEN SEE DANGER IN FAMILY COURT, Alison Bowen, Women's eNews, New York, NY: May 8, 2008. Copyright © 2008 Women's eNews.
A REQUEST TO MEN'S ORGANIZATIONS AND ALLIES FOR SUPPORT OF PROTECTIVE CHILD CUSTODY (with Español and Français translations), National Organization for Men Against Sexism, Louisville, CO. Copyright © 1975-2008 National Organization for Men Against Sexism.
RESEARCHERS SAY MASSACHUSETTS FAMILY COURTS FAIL TO PROTECT BATTERED WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN; STUDY APPLIES HUMAN RIGHTS ANALAYSIS TO CHILD CUSTODY CASES INVOLVING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, AScribe Newswire, May 27, 2004. Copyright © 2004 AScribe Inc. See Child Custody Determinations in Cases Involving Intimate Partner Violence: a Human Rights Analysis, Jay G. Silverman, Cynthia M. Mesh, Carrie V. Cuthbert, Kim Slote and Lundy Bancroft, American Journal of Public Health (volume 94 , pages 951-957), June 2004. Copyright © 2004 American Public Health Association.
SELECTIVE RECOGNITION OF GENDER DIFFERENCE IN THE LAW: REVALUING THE CARETAKER ROLE, Pamela-Laufer-Ukeles, Harvard Journal of Law & Gender (volume 31), 2008. Copyright © 2008 The President and Fellows of Harvard College.
SHARED CUSTODY ISSUES IN THE CONTEXT OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, Barry Goldstein, Stop Abuse Campaign, January 31, 2014. Copyright © 2014 StopAbuseCampaign.com.
Solomon’s Solution, Trish Wilson, AlterNet, San Francisco, CA: April 21, 2005. Copyright © 2005 Independent Media Institute.
Sound Research or Wishful Thinking in Child Custody Cases? Lessons from Relocation Law, Carol S. Bruch, July 2005. Copyright © 2005 Carol S. Bruch.
States Use a New Carrot to Collect Child Support, Marilyn Gardner, Christian Science Monitor, December 2, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Christian Science Monitor.
A TOOLKIT FOR MONITORED EXCHANGE SERVICES, Clearinghouse on Supervised Visitation, Institute for Family Violence Studies, School of Social Work, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL.
TORN BY STORM, FAMILIES TANGLE ANEW ON CUSTODY, Lynette Clemetson, The New York Times, New York, NY: April 16, 2006. Copyright © 2006 The New York Times Company.
TROUBLING ASSESSMENTS: CUSTODY AND ACCESS REPORTS AND THEIR EQUALITY IMPLICATIONS FOR BC WOMEN, Shahnaz Rahman and Laura Track, West Coast Leaf, Vancouver, BC, CA: June 2012.
UNDERSTANDING THE BATTERER IN CUSTODY AND VISITATION DISPUTES, R. Lundy Bancroft. Copyright © 1998 R. Lundy Bancroft.
US PANEL: IMPROVE CHILD CUSTODY RULES FOR MILITARY, Associated Press, National Public Radio, Nashville, TN: July 18, 2012. Copyright © 2012 NPR.
Welfare Series: Child Support Cash Kept by States, Jennifer Friedlin, Women’s eNews, August 22, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Women’s eNews.
WHAT ISSUES ARISE FOR WOMAN ABUSE SURVIVORS AND THEIR CHILDREN DURING THE FAMILY COURT PROCESS?, Rita Benson.
WHAT WE WANT TO GIVE OUR KIDS ~ HOW CHILD SUPPORT DEBT CAN DIMINISH WEALTH-BUILDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR STRUGGLING BLACK FATHERS AND THEIR FAMILIES, Center for Family Policy and Practice and Insight Center for Community Economic Development, April 2014. Copyright © 2014.
WOMEN PUSH TO CHANGE FAMILY COURTS' CUSTODY RULES, Jennifer Friedlin, Women’s eNews, November 1, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Women's eNews.
"YOU CAN'T BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE IF YOU DON'T COUNT" ~ THE IMPACT OF THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON FATHERHOOD, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, AND VISITATION ON THE CAPACITY OF SUPERVISED VISITATION CENTERS TO ENGAGE MEN AND ENHANCE FAMILY SAFETY, Lisa Goodman, Margaret Bell and Jennifer Rose, in partnership with Futures Without Violence, San Francisco, CA. Copyright © 2013 Futures Without Violence.