Tag Archives: parental alienation

Support

I can’t overstate the importance of finding support, and a support group might be pivotal for you at certain times. Depending on where you live, a group of alienated parents might already exist. Perhaps you could start one. Even if … Continue reading

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Bibliography of PA-related Literature

The American website http://pasattorney.com/index.htm has an impressive bibliography of literature related to parental alienation: http://pasattorney.com/pas-bibliography-a-c.htm . It includes academic and legal material as well material for general audiences, and publications in other languages.

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Fighting Back using the Legal System – Part VIII

11. Inadequate or destructive court orders, continued: Different conditions prevail if your child is severely alienated.  When is your child “severely alienated” ? When your relationship has been disrupted to the point that interaction with you is either non-existent or … Continue reading

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Fighting Back Using the Legal System – Part VII

10. Even excellent assessments may be ignored. You may be rewarded to find that your assessor has understood the situation clearly,  has written an accurate and persuasive report, and has made recommendations that would really help. This is great, but … Continue reading

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Fighting Back Using the Legal System – Part VI

8. Time – Slowness and Delays. Time and space away from you are what the alienator needs to establish and perpetuate alienation from you. Time and space away from the alienator are what your children need to be free to … Continue reading

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Helpful Article on Controversies around PAS and Parental Alienation in the Legal and Psychotherapeutic Communities

Having your children suffering from alienation is bad enough. Discovering that there is angry and inflammatory discourse about the very existence of parental alienation adds another layer of discouragement! You may be dismayed to learn that there is a cohort … Continue reading

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Fighting Back Using the Legal System – Part V

7. The Office of the Children’s Lawyer (OCL), or a guardian ad litem (GAL) in the U.S. You would think this would be a solution, wouldn’t you? But alas, no. Based on experiences of others relayed to me, very often the OCL apparently … Continue reading

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Fighting Back Using the Legal System – Part IV

5. The lack of continuity: You may see a different judge every time you are in court. In fact, unless your case is “case-managed”, seeing a different judge each time is normal. When you are involved with an alienator, this … Continue reading

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Your Lawyer – Realistic Expectations & what you can do

Do not expect your lawyer to be able to save the day. First, your lawyer may not be well-informed about alienation.  MOST are not. You must educate yourself and you may have to educate your lawyer too. Second, the smartest, … Continue reading

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A couple of thoughts about mediation and money

I’ll need to revise my last post about finding the right lawyer. I thought of another warning sign – any lawyer who pushes for closed mediation to deal with parental alienation (or therapist or advisor of any sort, for that … Continue reading

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