Category: Attorneys

FACT CHECK: Florida SB 1342 and Parental Alienation Syndrome

Once again, those who have suffered through the emotional rawness of being systematically alienated from their children are hopeful that their cause is being addressed, that finally some legislature somewhere will recognize their plight and offer statutory relief. These efforts have failed across the nation in the past, and the latest one, this time in […]

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Wisconsin Supreme Court Candidate Supports Right to Attorney in Civil Cases

Recently, PLAN™ contacted the campaigns of the three candidates currently seeking a seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court. To date only Judge JoAnne Kloppenburg has replied: Hi Jerri, Thank you for your interest in the upcoming primary election, on February 16, for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Three candidates are running and voters can vote for only […]

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An Alienated Father Explains Why He Took His Own Life

Some people say he had enough— enough of dealing with a family court system steeped in corruption. Others say it was the last act of a mentally unstable man bent on controlling everyone around him. Either way, when Christopher Mackney committed suicide, the note he left behind set of quake of controversy that is still […]

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PLAN™ Takes a Stand Against Parental Alienation

On December 23, 2015, with the unanimous support of the Executive Board, the Executive Director of PLAN™ sent a letter to the Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission in support of Judge Lisa Gorcyca. Judge Gorcyca took a bold stand against the systematic alienation of one parent and that parent’s extended family by the other parent. In doing […]

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Civil Gideon and Public Policy

While the majority of Americans know they have a right to counsel when charged with a crime where imprisonment is the punishment, most don’t know that the right wasn’t applicable to the States until 1963 when the Supreme Court decided the case Gideon v. Wainwright, 372 U.S. 335 (1963).  Until then, the right only applied […]

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The Terrified Client and the Clueless Family Law Attorney

I spent four years in law school. It was one of the most enriching experiences of my life, even though it was at times overwhelming. I took a wide range of elective courses to make sure I could help as many people as possible when I pass the bar exam and get licensed. However, I […]

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