Capitol Weekly: Parental Alienation must be excluded from all custody hearings

Lots of healthy discussion about what is and isn’t a “mental disorder” follows the article in Capitol Weekly, however the first comment from “Teenwolfe” sums it all up in a nutshell – no pun intended! 

Now, if we could just develop a protocol for all family courts to be able to tell the difference between parroting, malice and genuine fear… 

 Estrangement does not equal parental alienation!

This is a primary educational message that needs to be disseminated and understood by the courts and custody evaluators.

A child can become estranged from a parent for legitimate reasons.

In contrast, there is no legitimate reason to explain a child’s alienation from a formerly loved target parent.

Courts need a concrete means of differentiating an alienating parent’s lies from a caring parent’s legitimate need to protect their children from abuse.

Capitol Weekly: Parental Alienation must be excluded from all custody hearings.

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