Family Court Reform and Parental Rights | Petition2Congress

American Fathers

8,552 Letters Sent So Far

Our family courts are expected to operate in the best interest of the children” in cases brought before family court judges.

But it is not traditionally the sole criterion-much less the sole constitutional criterion… The best interests of the child is not the legal standard that governs parents’ or guardians’ exercise of their custody: So long as certain minimum requirements of child care are met, the interests of the child may be subordinated to the interests of other children, or indeed even to the interests of the parents or guardians themselves. — Reno v. Flores, 507 U.S. 292 (1993)

Millions of Americans who have been through a contested divorce or custody proceeding in the family court systems across the US are acutely aware that injustice is served at the whims of the attorneys and other “profiteers” of the family court system. Unfair custody and parenting…

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