These are legal issues to keep in mind when handling your situation.
A Psychologist Arrested
A well-known psychologist was arrested for taping women in his office bathroom. This is concerning since he was also sought after for his recommendations in the custody battles of children, including cases in which the child was enduring sexual abuse.
CPS and False Reports of Abuse
Not all reports to Child Protective Services are legitimate cases of child abuse.
Family Courts Fail Abused Children
Family courts in most countries do not allow children to receive much needed counselling during court trials. This article aims to create awareness of the added trauma caused to the child by reliving the experience constantly during the trial, yet being denied counselling at the same time.
HB 2250 is a frightening bill that will put the abused children of Hawaii in even greater danger.
Professionals are bound to mandatory reporting laws, when it comes to suspected child abuse.
Paper trails are an important means of documenting incidents when dealing with child abuse. Regardless of your situation, you may want to consider creating a paper trail. Read this article for more information.
Parental Alienation Syndrome
Parental Alienation Syndrome is something that is often used in court proceedings regarding child custody. This article looks at the author of this theory, as well as what the theory suggests.
Reporting Inappropriate Touching and Assault
When a child has been molested and assaulted they are faced with a decision to report it to someone or keep it a secret. This artlcles looks at various points of view on this topic.
Responsibility to report abuse.
It is the responsibility of each and every person to report abuse. You are as guilty as the abuser if you do not.
When an abused mother is ready to flee the abuse that she and her children are enduring, she may want to get a restraining order against their abuser. This article discusses restraining orders.
Seeking Safety Through Judges
This article sheds some light on our judicial system and how it can be for the victim going to court to protect their children.
Victims Above Perpetrators
I have always been very concerned about the legal procedures involving the victim that follow once abuse has been reported and court proceedings eventually commence and why various legal experts and therapists feel it is more important to attempt a conviction than offering the victim therapy.
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A paper trail is something that can be used in court when seeking protection for a child that is being abused. It is a form of documentation. This article includes information on creating a paper trail.
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