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Blurred Lines Between Coercive Control and ‘Petty Harassment’

Unique challenges abound when parents involved in contested matrimonial litigation live under the same roof while the divorce action is pending. This article discusses the standard used for the remedy known as “exclusive use and occupancy” of the marital home while a divorce action is pending.

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The Particular Problems of Hearing the Voice of the Child in cases of Parental Alienation.

The Voice of the Child has become a world wide phenomenon in which the wishes and feelings of children are sought in the family courts, in matters concerning the care of a child and in areas of hea…

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Best Interest of the Child and Parental Alienation

State statutes regarding the best interests of the child (BIC) in deciding disputed custody were reviewed and independently coded with respect to three issues (i) the child’s preference and any limits (ii) parental alienation and (iii) psychological maltreatment. Results revealed that many states allowed for the child’s preferences to be considered and none qualified that preference when undue influence has occurred; parental alienation as a term was not found in any state statutes but 70% of the states included at least one BIC factor relevant to its core construct of the parent supporting the child’s relationship to the other parent; and many states included a history of domestic violence or child abuse but only three states explicitly mentioned psychological maltreatment. These findings highlight yet another way in which the BICS factors lack specificity in ways that could negatively impact children caught in their parents’ conflict.

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