Tag Archives: parents rights

Were you convinced that if you just did what the attorneys and the family law court told you to do that you couldn’t possibly lose your child?

Did your own attorney convince you to just go along with them to get along? Just agree to see a psychologist or therapist? And, that after you prove to the therapist that you don’t have any mental illness and that you are the better parent, she could then prove to the other attorney and the…

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Florida Legislature Sells Swamp Land to Parents Seeking Parental Rights!

I’ve been reviewing Florida’s family law statutes in detail and can tell you they lie better than any State I have seen so far. Under Florida’s statute 61.13(2)(c)2. it says “The court shall order that the parental responsibility for a minor child be shared by both parents unless the court finds that shared parental responsibility…

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Do Florida divorce and child custody laws violate the U.S. Constitution?

I’ve recently had reason to review the divorce, child-custody, and alimony statutes of Florida, and I have come away with a strong belief that these statutes are unconstitutional as written. If you have read my book or my other blog posts, then you are aware that the U.S. Constitution has been interpreted by the Supreme…

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Do parents have constitutional rights to their children?

After providing a lengthy discussion of the existing precedent the US Supreme Court as recently as 2000 has said that: “In light of this extensive precedent, it cannot now be doubted that the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment protects the fundamental right of parents to make decisions concerning the care, custody, and control…

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Parents are particularly annoyed by judges and attorneys who…Must-have list before you step foot into court in Child Custody Cases

Here’s a book we found on the ABA website teaching attorneys how to communicate with judges. The author lists the following list that we feel is severely lacking: “Judges are particularly annoyed by lawyers who: ignore the rules of court; fail to prepare; arrive late; repeat themselves; act rudely; make frivolous arguments; mislead the court;…

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Radio Interview of the authors of the book “Not in the Child’s Best Interest”

Interview of authors of “Not in the Child’s Best Interest” by Marti Oakley of TS Radio Listen to internet radio with Marti Oakley on BlogTalkRadio If you missed this interview where we discuss Chapter 2 from the new breakthrough parental rights book, “The Wrong-Headed Thinking of Divorce Courts” you can listen to it here. Post…

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The one thing to do to change custody battle momentum

Parents find themselves in runaway custody battles every day. They get hammered for simple things that all parents do but when in a divorce custody battle these get used against you. You can often see the change in attitude of the judge when some minor issue is presented in such an inflammatory way that the…

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How to Limit Divorce Court Power to deny your parental rights – procedural due process?

Did you know that you can block the Divorce Court from determining custody based on the best interest of the child standard? There is a basic procedural step that your attorney and the Judge are simply skipping over as they rush to assume that the Divorce Court has authority to take your child from you.…

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“Not in the Child’s Best Interest” new book coming soon Table of Contents preview

The following is a preview of the Table of Contents from the book written by Ron B. Palmer and Sherry L. Palmer to be published soon, “Not in the Child’s Best Interest”:         Table of Contents Chapter 1 Freedom from Divorce Court Tyranny   1 Declaring our Independence  ………………………………………………………………………….  2 Chapter 2 The…

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Will Gays Suffer Discrimination in Divorce Too?

You think you’ve cured injustice by obtaining equal rights to marriage. You think you won’t suffer prejudice and discrimination anymore after you have the right to marry and divorce. Just wait until you try to divorce with children. You will be discriminated against all over again and thrown right back into a despised class as…

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Are Child Custody Rulings in Divorce Based on Personal Preference? One Judge Says they Are.

We reviewed the S.C. Supreme Court case Adoptive Parents v. Baby Girl and asked the question, Do U.S. Courts Protect Indian Children Better than they Protect non-Indian Children? We came to the conclusion that many of the same reasons that they created the ICWA[i], also exist in divorce cases. Judge Garfinkel, in a letter he wrote…

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Can the Court Assume You are Unfit Just Because You Are Getting Divorced?

If A Fit Parent’s Decision is the Best Interest of the Child, What Happens in Divorce When You Have Two Fit Parents in Disagreement? (Are you Unfit because You are Getting Divorced? You are not unfit until the court proves you are unfit. It is the State that must prove you unfit. You do not…

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Did you Know that Supreme Court Opinions do not Support Judges or Experts Determining the Best Interest of the Child over a fit Parent?

This is a very important case if you are fighting against another parent since the same legal reasoning should be applied, except that now you are battling another biological parent. You will notice that this Nebraska case is a biological parent battling grandparents, and that the cases that the Supreme Court uses to support their…

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Can Family Court Orders stand up to the Equal Protection Clause?

Navigating an Equal Protection argument in the Supreme Court can be extremely tricky. I just touch on the subject here to give you an idea of how you might approach it. I have open discussions on this and other constitutional issues regarding parental rights on my linked in at http://lnkd.in/8-UkcQ and there is more extensive coverage of…

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Can We Be Sure The Family Court System is Not Biased and Based on Personal Beliefs?

We all like to talk about the parents in custody battles and we hear about everyone viewing them through a microscope. Picking them apart, analyzing every move and every breath and judging everything they do. We look for reasons to like or dislike one or the other. Everything the parents do, everything the children do…

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Hope for Parents

Here is a preview from a parental rights book that we have been working on to provide more tools and empower parents and their attorneys in divorce custody battles (we are not attorneys ourselves and do not offer this as legal advice, we share this with you for informational purposes only, and recommend that you…

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