Family Court

Guardian Ad Liten

Three Things to Know Before Hiring a Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) in Family Court

Dealing with a custody case in Family Court? Is there a history of abuse/coercive control in your marriage? There are things that you should know… Over past decades, the use of Guardians Ad Litem (GALs) in custody cases involving domestic violence has come under fire. Problems identified by the critics include violations of parents’ due …

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If You Can't Convince Them, Confuse Them

Decisions Under Duress: High Conflict People in Family Court

A few years ago, I could not put into words what I had been through in  court.  All I knew was that the trauma and distress that I went through in my abusive marriage was further propagated when I went through the family court system.  When I started my divorce and looking for help, I …

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