Category: Parents

Back to School Tips for Co-Parents

The new school year is quickly approaching and its time to start preparing. If you and your co-parents both take part in the upbringing of your child than this can be a challenging task. Preparing your child for a new school year requires a lot of coordination and cooperation between you and your co-parent. This […]

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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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Make Your Supervised Visits With Your Children Count

For many parents who have had their children removed by child protective services or other agency, the emotional sting is made all that much worse by restrictive court-scheduled visits supervised by overworked and sometimes uncaring caseworkers. Often, parents are only allowed to see their children for one hour every two-weeks. The visit usually takes place […]

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Social Media Hysteria and a Texas School District’s Ban on Walking with Students

On Friday, April 8, 2016, a wave of hysteria swept social media. Reports from sites with questionable journalism credentials, like www.scarymommy.com, led the ill-informed masses in their indignant outrage directed at the principal of Bear Branch Elementary School, in Magnolia, Texas. Bear Branch Elementary has a system of dismissal by which students who are bus […]

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Only DNA is Forever: An Open Letter to Foster Care Trolls and Adoptive “Parents”

AN OPEN LETTER TO THE ADOPTIVE PARENTS BY GERI PFEIFFER You have chosen my child from the forced adoption process perpetrated by child protective services in the United States. He’s “yours” now. A corrupt family court judge has used a tainted, federally approved, systematic method of lies and forced alienation to Legally Kidnap my child. […]

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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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The Right to Counsel: Civil Gideon and the Race for the Wisconsin Supreme Court

ATTENTION WISCONSIN RESIDENTS: I’ve been watching for some time now as everyone complains that the system needs to change. Well, here’s your chance. We have an IMPORTANT Supreme Court election coming up on Feb. 16th. Forget the politics and entertainment of the presidential race. It won’t get the change we seek, but we may be […]

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When They Turn 18: Reconnecting With a Forcibly Adopted Child

The stories of state-forced adoptions are heartbreaking, but not uncommon. The family court system is the United States is fractured, skewered in favor of caseworkers and foster care providers whose real motive was never to help a family recover, but to find suitable children to adopt without the expense of a private adoption: My husband […]

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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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