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Musings of a “non-custodial” mom

Fielding off well-meaning comments from the public is a skill that every outcasted parent needs to learn. We live in a culture where children are at the forefront of everything. When your children are not with you, and you utter to anyone that you have kids, brace yourself. From elderly relatives who don’t understand how…

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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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Do I need to hurt the other parent to justify my rights to take my children back?

Lately, I have noticed that there are some parents looking to our book for the authority to rip the children away from another fit parent, they are hurt and they think they need to hurt the other parent to justify getting their equal rights and equal time back. Parents if you are looking for a…

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It’s the Parent’s Fault? Are Divorce Courts Causing Harm to America’s Children?

It’s the Parent’s Fault? What if your child is against you? What if your child does not want to live with you? What happens when the court places your child in a position to choose between parents? Does this warrant marginalizing a parent?  Does it really matter what it is labeled? Not really. The result…

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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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Is the Abuse you Seek to Escape in Your Marriage Magnified in Divorce? Are Children Used as Weapons in Divorce?

“Divorce court has no boundaries and the abuse you seek to escape in your marriage is magnified by our current family court system and in many cases made worse. You become more mistreated and abused and worse now they have the authority and approval of the courts to do it and become even more empowered.…

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“The Constitution is the law that defines and limits the powers of government.”

“The Constitution is the law that defines and limits the powers of government.”[1] No wonder the state courts have resisted using it in family law. Their powers have gone virtually unlimited. Limited only by their own interpretations of limits and use of their power. This has left families and children at the mercy of 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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Feel UnHeard in Family Court? Did they Ignore Real Abuse and Reward an Abuser? Did you Get Punished for Abuse you Didn’t Do?

If you deprive an innocent parent of Parental Liberties, do you deprive a child of their First Amendment Rights as well? We discuss this in chapter 15 of our new book coming soon, “Not in the Child’s Best Interest.” (some more notes from running through more edits of the book follow — keep in mind…

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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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When Does Divorce Court Have the Authority to Take Your Equal Time from You with Your Child?

This post is sharing some more valuable content on child custody and divorce from our soon to be released book “Not in the Child’s Best Interest.” This excerpt explains more on parens patriae, its role, and where the power and authority originate in child custody: “If the State intervenes in the custody rights of parents,…

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“Ideas are very often tainted by people’s personal ideologies.” Glattfelder Oct 2012 TED talk

“Ideas are very often tainted by people’s personal ideologies.” Glattfelder Oct 2012 Problem: “Ideas are very often tainted by people’s personal ideologies.” The complexity perspective, James B. Glattfelder hopes allows for some common ground to be found. “The power to help end the gridlock created by conflicting ideas which appears to be paralyzing our globalized…

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Did you Think You Had to Let the Court Steal Your Child from You?

There are plenty of people out there that want to tell you what to do and how to raise your child. Even MSNBC anchor Melissa Harris-Perry says that the children belong to the community. Could she be wrong? Glenn Beck, Sarah Palin, and many other well-known conservatives are screaming that she is, and we agree.…

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Did You Lose Your Kids Because That’s What You Asked For? Did You Ask The Court To Choose Between You and Your Ex?

The Way the Court Frames your Case is Important. And You Have the Power to Frame it Right. Your attorney is the one that tells the judge what you want him to do. The book that we are coming out with is going to walk through case law and reasoning that is going bring fundamental…

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Have Family Courts gone Insane?

“It is high-time that we put some sanity back into this system. It is high-time we move the basis of our Family Laws from a flawed and tragic history of prejudice and discrimination to one of Fundamental Rights for Parents and for Children and recognition that those are rarely in conflict.” Our book proposes a…

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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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Identifying Patterns of Alienator Parent in terms of Best Practices For District Courts

IDENTIFYING PATTERNS OF AN ALIENATOR PARENT IN TERMS OF BEST BUSINESS PRACTICES THAT DISTRICT COURTS CAN USE (I didn’t have my children this Labor Day weekend so I worked on helping other parents protect their children from losing them.) This is a work in progress. EDUCATION AND AWARENESS TO THE COURT ALIENATION IS A PATTERNED…

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