Category Archives: Children’s Rights

TRFRA Texas Religious Freedom Restoration Act Section 110.004

Texas Civil Practices and Remedies Code Title 5. Government Liability Chapter 110. Religious Freedom TRFRA Section 110.004 Defense Analysis: This short section makes clear that the religious freedom limits on government action can be raised as a defense in any suit whether the government is a party or not. This means that in a SAPCR…

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TRFRA Texas Religious Freedom Restoration Act Section 110.005

Texas Civil Practices and Remedies Code Title 5. Government Liability Chapter 110. Religious Freedom TRFRA Section 110.005 Remedies Analysis: For many people, this section will be the good part. Section 110.005 provides the remedies that you can receive from the state. It sets the amount of damages you can receive and addresses how you go…

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TRFRA Texas Religious Freedom Restoration Act Section 110.008

Civil Practices and Remedies Code Title 5. Government Liability Chapter 110. Religious Freedom TRFRA Section 110.008.  Sovereign Immunity Waived Analysis: This section is important because sub-section (a) specifically waives sovereign immunity. You may already know that you cannot sue a state because state’s have sovereign immunity from suit. One exception to this is when the…

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TRFRA Texas Religious Freedom Restoration Act Statute 110.003

Texas Civil Practices and Remedies Code Title 5. Government Liability Chapter 110. Religious Freedom TRFRA Section 110.003 Religious Freedom Protected Analysis: This section actually states what the government may not do regarding religious freedom. It says that a “government agency may not substantially burden a person’s free exercise of religion.” This statement uses the two…

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TRFRA Texas Religious Freedom Restoration Act Section 110.007

Texas Civil Practices and Remedies Code Title 5. Government Liability Chapter 110. Religious Freedom   TRFRA Section 110.007 One-Year Limitations Period Analysis: This short section of Chapter 110 is very important for anybody seeking relief under the code. You cannot delay. You cannot wait around and say “I will do it tomorrow or next week.”…

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TRFRA Texas Religious Freedom Restoration Act Statute 110.006

Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code Title 5. Governmental Liability Chapter 110. Religious Freedom TRFRA Section 110.006 Notice; Right to Accommodate Analysis: This is the section that describes what must go into the notice letter, when the notice letter isn’t required, and how the offending official may remedy the burden on religious freedom. This section…

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TRFRA Texas Religious Freedom Restoration Act Section 110.002

Texas Civil Practices and Remedies Code Title 5. Government Liability Chapter 110. Religious Freedom   TRFRA Section 110.002 Application Analysis: This section explains the reach of the chapter and where it applies. Essentially, it applies everywhere and to every single government actor. It does not exempt courts or judges. It very clearly and plainly says…

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TRFRA Texas Religious Freedom Restoration Act Statute 110.001

Texas Civil Practices and Remedies Code Title 5. Government Liability Chapter 110. Religious Freedom   TRFRA Section 110.001 Definitions Analysis: This section defines two terms “Free exercise of religion” and “Government agency,” and tells us to look to federal precedent in determining whether an interest is a compelling interest under this chapter. (look below to…

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Does ChanceTheRapper Know The Fight He Has Ahead of Him in Family Court?

The same reporter who sang ChanceTheRapper’s praises when he won 3 Grammys last month, might be changing her tune just because the rapper has not agreed to pay child support. When it comes to child support, even journalists are not immune to the biases that have been perpetuated by the family courts. Mary Mitchell of…

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State Bar lobbyists Oppose 50/50 Bill in Texas – Watch Testimony Here

TFLF (Texas Family Law Foundation) continues to make arguments against equal parenting bills in Texas. This year it’s HB 453 and last year it was HB 2363, even though the current laws have been shown to hurt children and parents. Representative White asks The Family Law Foundation President JoAl Cannon Sheridan questions about the equal…

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Please Read My Letter – A Parent’s Plea to NPR

I was very moved today to write about the pathology of the Family Court to Representative Urban of Stonington, CT after hearing her speak on NPR’s “Where We Live” and share the trauma that this inflicts on children in Connecticut: (The following is what I posted on Facebook. Go to the end of this article and…

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Attorney General Indoctrinating High School Students Into Child Support Program

Did you know that as soon as your son signs the Attorney General’s paternity acknowledgment form he subjects himself to being jailed for a felony. Attorney General, Ken Paxton, in Texas is indoctrinating children into the child support program in their high school health classes through a “Parenting and Paternity Awareness (P.A.P.A.) program”. Failure to…

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Texas Legislative Equal Parenting Packet

You can get this packet for free from The National Family Law Policy Center here. Take with you when you are discussing why and how equal parenting protects children.

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Should a Court Protect a Child from a Not so Great Parent?

Virtual Round Table is a new podcast with Stephen Krasner, guest blogger for Huffington Post, and Zena Crenshaw-Logal, J.D. Zena, around time marker 8:30 asks Stephen whether the court is “erring on the side of caution” and whether or not the court is justified when they create delays in order to keep a mother away from…

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Was the Standard Possession Order ever Intended to be Standard?

According to Appellate Judge Puryear, the legislators never intended for the Standard Possession Order in Texas to be the standard default possession order. Judge Puryear states in a concurring opinion made in 2005 that the joint managing conservator statute § 153.001, mandates “only minimal restriction on either parent’s possession or access,” id. § 153.193. Puryear says…

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Appellate Judge in Texas Believes that Clear and Convincing Evidence is Required in SAPCR

Judge Puryear, a Texas appellate court judge, believes that preponderance of the evidence standard is too low for determining infringement of the care, custody, and control of a child. PROPERTY RECEIVES MORE PROTECTION IN FAMILY COURT THAN CHILDREN! Judge Puryear states that property receives more protection than a parent-child relationship by the family courts currently.…

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Equal Parenting Bill HB 453 in Texas has a Companion Bill in the Senate SB 816

In most states equal parenting bills are not addressing the problems that best interest leaves in place when it comes to a judge using best interest to get out of issuing an equal parenting bill. We have been complaining about best interest making equal parenting bills moot for years. And best interest being problematic because…

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Equal Parenting and Mental Health

Download, print, and take this Legislative talk sheet with you to present to your legislators: Equal-Parenting-Effects-on-Mental-Health

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Missouri’s Proposed Equal Parenting Bill — SB 377

Missouri has filed a House and a Senate Bill this year for equal parenting. Senate Bill (SB 377) was the newest Bill to be filed. This Bill adds an equal parenting presumption to the Missouri family code. “SB 377 – Adds a rebuttable presumption that equal or approximately equal parenting time with each parent is in…

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Legislative Bills in Texas – Find a Bill

If you want to find a Bill currently being proposed in Texas, you can Find your Bill number here. The current proposed equal parenting bill is HB 453 sponsored by James White (text of HB 453).  If you want to know if there are more bills regarding Equal parenting, click here and use the key words…

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Protecting Parent-Child Bonds Equally – Amendment for Legislative Bills

Use this book to help your legislator take your rights back!                                                                       The 28th Amendment: Protecting Parent Child BondsAuthored by Ron…

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Constitution state Egregiously Unconstitutional

Connecticut, or otherwise known as the Constitution State, may have a small population but has one of the most energetic activist groups in the U.S. So, why are so many parents up in arms in Connecticut? Most non-custodial parents in Connecticut only see their children 2-4 times per month! These are fit and loving parents…

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Equal Parenting Presumption Bill for Texas

“Parents have a constitutional right to be presumed fit until proven unfit. Fit parents are presumed to be acting in the best interest of their child until proven to pose through their own illegal acts or omissions a direct danger to their child or to be found unfit.” Download this bill, customize it for your…

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DAILY TOOL: Divorce is despised more than Gays…Supreme Court hears 4 Gay cases but denies Divorced Parents Grievances

TOOL OF THE DAY: SCOTUS hears 4 more Gay Marriage cases but continues to deny divorced parents cases. CATEGORY: Family Law On Tuesday, April 28, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States will hear oral argument on 4 gay rights cases hoping to extend the rationale used in the Windsor v. United States case…

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DAILY TOOL: Critical Public Health Issue — Equal Parenting Protects Children’s Health

TOOL OF THE DAY: Equal Parenting Protects Children’s Health CATEGORY: Family Law Politics Senator Ebke of Nebraska stated that not having regular contact with a parent has become a “critical health issue”…that she said contributes to incarceration, truancy, and crime.” Domestic violence advocates believe that it is harmful to have a presumption of equal parenting.…

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Breaking News!!! Texas has an Equal Parenting Bill introduced by Rep Gilbert Pena HB2363!

  Texas finally has an Equal Parenting Bill that has been introduced Thursday, March 4, 2015 by Representative Gilbert Pena. This Bill has been given the number HB2363. Subscribe to our mailing list for updates on Parenting Bills in Texas Ron Palmer and Stuart McMullen will be meeting with Representative Pena Thursday afternoon to go…

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Will the Constitution help Kelly Rutherford bring her children back from France to the U.S.?

I think not! Kelly Rutherford was on CBS last night because she claims she lost a custody battle in the family law trial courts to the father who now lives in France.[i] Might I remind you that she has 50/50 custody and as Robert Franklin, esq. (writer for Nationalparents.org) so aptly put it, “…50% custody…

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Mapping Your Way to Win Child Custody Hearing and out of the Family Court Tyranny…

Sherry and Ron B Palmer map the way for parents to find their way out of the tyranny, bigotry, and lies of the family courts. “We are helping parents all over the United States stop the abuse of power. Let’s not lose another parent-child relationship to these family courts.”1 That means that this battle must…

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What do you do when there is no attorney that knows how to protect you?    

Have you ever been told, “Well you had an attorney didn’t you? So what are you complaining about?” You are treated like that was enough, like that was sufficient. And then they look at you funny and act like they don’t understand why you are complaining. They act confused about why you didn’t like the…

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The top 5 reasons your family law attorney might be failing you and what you can do about it…

Watch this video and learn how to STOP throwing your money away and get an attorney-parent agreement template* that could save you tens of thousands of dollars… SAVE yourself from years or a lifetime of heartache and heartbreak… Not getting the results that you want?** Don’t feel heard? You’ll leave knowing what your parental rights…

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BREAKING FREE OF THE FAMILY COURT CHAINS…TYDA WEBINAR 4

BREAKING THE CHAINS CREATED BY THE FAMILY COURTS… So many people are suffering from being forced into more family studies/home studies, more therapy, and more attorney bills and have no idea how to make it end…don’t let this happen to you! So many people are suffering from being broke because you fought to be with…

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Would I Have Paid an Attorney If I had Known…

…that they were going to subject me to a costly, time-consuming, gut wrenching, life altering battle that could have been avoided by applying my constitutional parental rights in the first place! (By the way, choosing not to apply the constitution does not mean that the constitution does not apply to the family courts. It means…

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DIVORCE 101 Launching in Dallas Texas D.I.V.A.S.

Sherry and Ron B Palmer are one of the speakers and trainers for D.I.V.A.S. DIVORCE 101 launching this Saturday in Flower Mound, Texas! They are one of the very few constitutional scholars, authors, coaches, and instructors to parents and attorneys all over the United States. They have launched a class that teaches parents how to…

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“I Am The System…”

“We live in a system that’s designed for us to fail….When they get older they are going to face a system that tells them there is no you.” ~Prentice Powell Allowing judges to force their idea of what kind of parent you should be to your child is nothing more than social engineering, systematically stripping…

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ARE YOU GETTING WHAT YOU ARE ASKING FOR…

When children/teens decide to disobey. The child is dependent on the message that each parent sends to that child on what is acceptable and what is not. How many have watched the video posted by Caleb Leverett called “14 year old Parker stands up for his rights”? One million viewers! And it appears that most…

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Judges do not Have the Right to Interview Your Child!

Worried that your child has been turned on you and is going to be used against you privately in chambers? Worried that the judge will accept something from your child privately that you’ll never have opportunity to defend against? Are you being told that the judge has the right to interview your child? Don’t stand…

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WHAT IF YOU COULD HAVE OVERCOME STATUS QUO..next FREE WEBINAR registration is open!

What if the other parent didn’t think that they could gain advantage over you by getting you kicked out of the house, spending more time with the kids than you, and by turning the children on you… What if the other parent didn’t think that they could have a better life financially in divorce… Would…

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YOU HAVE RIGHTS EVEN IN DIVORCE…CLASS THAT HELPS YOU UNDERSTAND THEM

FIRST CLASS EVER THAT TEACHES PARENTS TO BE MORE EFFECTIVE I stood there staring at the judge in disbelief…He was just sitting up there acting like I wasn’t there, like I didn’t matter, like there was nothing wrong with what he has done to me and my children. And worse, he had the gall to…

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How Do You Demand Family Court Reform…FREE webinar Friday!

The first step is in taking care of you… If you are under attack, the only thing you can think about is protecting yourself from this attack, right? And if you have been losing sleep over this, now you’re too exhausted to protect yourself, think about work, re-configure living arrangements, assess and divide assets, collect…

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Where do You Stand on Protecting Parent-Child Bonds

Where do you stand on  Protecting Parent-Child Bonds is a question we should be asking to every politician, judge, and family law attorney. It is imperative that we begin setting the expectation in our society that children need to be protected and that children are best protected when the rights of fit parents are protected.…

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FIX FAMILY COURTS “PROTECTING PARENT-CHILD BONDS: 28TH AMENDMENT” free E-BOOK to be released at DIVORCE CORP. MOVIE SCREENING

Ron B Palmer and Sherry Palmer have announced that their first ever, one-of-a-kind book for lawmakers, “Protecting Parent-Child Bonds: 28th Amendment” will be officially released at the much anticipated movie screening DIVORCE CORP on January 10, 2014. A movie about 4 families that have suffered unimaginable injustices and financial devastation at the hands of the…

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Avoid Bad Advice that Destroys your Rights and Your Children’s Rights

Are you following advice of someone asking the courts to cost you more money? Be aware of what you ask for? Tina Swithin’s letter, is it another Rabbit Hole? I saw a letter early this morning on One Mom’s Battle[i] and was appalled. She’s telling congressmen that she doesn’t want fair rulings and she doesn’t…

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Child’s Stability Does NOT Trump Parental Rights

So many people attempt to manipulate our emotions in child custody issues. They get us stoked up and emotionally tied to their often false arguments. One of these false arguments is that children have a “right to stability.” I routinely scour US Supreme Court opinions to better understand parent and child rights. I have yet…

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Why aren’t More Parents Fighting Back – Part 1?

Many parents and organizations fighting against family court injustices wonder why more people aren’t more sympathetic and aren’t fighting back or stepping up to stop the family court injustices. According to the RAND corporation study “Rebellion and Authority” findings, the answer to this might be shocking – the cost is not high enough. The determining…

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TIME TO STAND UP FOR MOTHER JAILED FOR STANDING UP FOR HER RIGHT TO DETERMINE BEST INTEREST OF HER CHILD

SUPPORT PARENTS THAT ARE WILLING TO MAKE THE TOUGH DECISIONS AND STAND UP FOR THEIR PARENTAL RIGHTS Unfortunately, this mother, Katina, didn’t know her rights or how to assert them. That hasn’t stopped her from exercising her right to protect her child to determine what’s best for her child. Now is your chance to show…

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Is Claiming Narcissism in the Family Court System grounds to ignore Parental Rights?

“Narcissistic Personality Disorder in the Family Court System”[i] is not Opportunity for the Courts to Ignore Parental Rights and Your Constitutional Protections. Tina Swithin brings up some really good points and some suggestions in her most recent article “Narcissistic Personality Disorder in the Family Court System” but also presents a couple of suggestions and ideas…

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Children Can’t Choose Not to go to School, Why do they get to Choose a Parent in Divorce? Response to Nicole Nenninger’s comment.

Nicole Nenninger brings up several very important issues around child custody battles. She gets right to the point and we get to the heart of these destructive practices. Yes, the current court system in family law is “a stupid, horrible idea, court system!” Nicole. The intended results of the current court system is to eliminate…

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ENSURE COMPLIANCE while SHOWING COMPASSION

Just spoke with a Dad yesterday who spent three months incarcerated for something that was a simple procedural issue. (That’s a separate issue.) Despite his incarceration, he declined to have the mother put in jail when she violated the orders. To this day however she has continued to interfere with his and his children’s ability…

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Choosing an Attorney – new e-book to be released soon sneak peek and limited time free e-book offer

Choosing an Attorney, a soon-to-be released book designed to help you find the right attorney, and help you achieve your child custody goals for once and not the goals designed by the current system. It’s no longer necessary for you to take blind chances with your rights with your child. With this book, you have…

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ARE FAMILY COURTS EXERCISING LEGITIMATE AUTHORITY?

The Constitution protects our rights and liberties from being usurped by the government or any individual. The founding fathers knew that the states were notorious for infringing and depriving individuals of their rights for their own purposes. They also knew that if too much power fell in the hands of any one person, group, or…

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