Shared parenting vs the safety of women and children

Excerpts from my keynote address at the Diverse Voices Conference, Edmonton, Canada, November 17, 201. You can find the full address elsewhere on this website. A family court system premised on “friendly parenting” that does not understand the prevalence of Continue reading Shared parenting vs the safety of women and children

What can family courts do to get a passing grade?

The answer to this question is both simple and complicated: Only when the law, court processes and those who implement and oversee the interpretation and administration of the law acknowledge the prevalence of violence against women within the family will Continue reading What can family courts do to get a passing grade?