Category Archives: Family Law

Legal systems and how effectively they serve the interests of alienated children & their families. Legal reforms, developments and best practice.

Pairing up Abduction and Alienation

What’s the difference between Parental Child Abduction and Parental Child Alienation? Not a lot. Recently looking at cults and hostage-taking, we saw how close Abduction and Alienation were. Abduction is a quick way to do the same as Alienation does slowly.

Pairing up Abduction and Alienation

What’s the difference between Parental Child Abduction and Parental Child Alienation? Not a lot. Recently looking at cults and hostage-taking, we saw how close Abduction and Alienation were. Abduction is a quick way to do the same as Alienation does slowly.

How anyone can tell truth to power

Sometimes complex issues in big messy systems crystallise best into simple effective messages. The trick is to care and to have someone you want to get the message through to. American family therapist, Linda Gottlieb provides generic letters that any professional can send to

How anyone can tell truth to power

Sometimes complex issues in big messy systems crystallise best into simple effective messages. The trick is to care and to have someone you want to get the message through to. American family therapist, Linda Gottlieb provides generic letters that any professional can send to

The quick and the slow

The usual view of how Alienation starts and stops is that it is a long-drawn out process … years to create and years to repair. But read Richard Warshak and others, and the clear picture is that PA can start and stop

The quick and the slow

The usual view of how Alienation starts and stops is that it is a long-drawn out process … years to create and years to repair. But read Richard Warshak and others, and the clear picture is that PA can start and stop

Kevin Amey: On Being a Guardian

Kevin presented his experience as a Guardian, noting the stark contrast between children who have been actually abused by a parent who still have an attachment to them and want some kind of contact to be enabled, and those alienated

Kevin Amey: On Being a Guardian

Kevin presented his experience as a Guardian, noting the stark contrast between children who have been actually abused by a parent who still have an attachment to them and want some kind of contact to be enabled, and those alienated