Still the most insidious and evil thing to do to children

logo2b2-2b2016Parental Alienation Syndrome Isn’t in the DSM…YET, but It’s in Plenty of Arguments

Following the 2009 in vitro-assisted birth of Gus, a very public legal argument broke out between mother Danielle Schreiber and her former boyfriend and the child’s sperm donor, Jason Patric. Patric, a well-known actor who starred in films such as The Lost Boys and Speed 2: Cruise Control, petitioned for parental rights, arguing that he and Schreiber had been partners for years, and that he had every intention of fathering the child. He says he kept his name off the birth certificate to protect Gus from media attention.

Schreiber, citing section 7613(b) of California’s Family Code, maintains that as a sperm donor, and with no written agreement to the contrary in place before the child’s birth, Patric does not have any parental rights. In addition, Schreiber, through her lawyers, tells Newsweek that she and Patric never agreed to be co-parents, and that Patric never showed any intent of wanting to be the child’s father.

A 29-page letter written sent by Patric in late 2008 or early 2009 to Schreiber portrays a tortured man who ultimately says he’s not ready for fatherhood, but would act as a sperm donor as a “gift” to the woman he had loved, as long as she kept it a secret.

The trial court sided with Schreiber, awarding her full custody of Gus. A Domestic Violence Restraining Order was also issued against Patric by the trial court on November 25, 2013; in an email to Newsweek Schreiber’s legal team says this was in response to past instances of verbal, physical, and emotional abuse (including anti-Semitic remarks) levied by Patric towards Schreiber.

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Letter To Mothers With Daughters

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Dear Mothers of Daughter’s,

Before reading my article today, I want you to go back  in memory to your childhood, and ask yourself, what kind of man was your father?

We will come back to this a little later.

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Parents are presumed equal…

Even when blood relationships are strained, parents retain vital interest in preventing irretrievable destruction of their family liferemoval-of-fit-loving-parent-is-child-abuse-2016

Parents are presumed equal…

Examining Judicial Accountability and Immunity in the Family Courts ~~ Florida’s 11th Judicial Circuit

Examining Judicial Accountability and Immunity in the Family Courts ~~ Florida”s 11th Judicial Circuit