PETALING JAYA: Man and (ex-)wife go to court. They battle it out in a divorce or custody case.
It leads to parental alienation, the act of manipulating a child to reject one parent, even lying about the other party.
This is a scene commonly played out in divorce and custody battles but the law remains silent on parental alienation.
Currently, there are no laws on parental alienation and it is not “illegal”, said Bar Council family law committee co-chairman Honey Tan.
Read more at http://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2017/08/06/parental-alienation-leaves-bitter-taste-kids-often-feel-the-adverse-impact-of-being-manipulated-by-p/#bAe60pozUbFiOIsU.99