Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Thursday, April 24, 2008
This presumption has reportedly created significant damage.
Judge Graham Mullane has reported to the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts that recent research by the Institute of Family Studies has shown that shared parenting has increased substantially in Australia but that the effect of many of these arrangements has been to subject infants or very young children to a pattern of separation from their primary care giver that may be seriously damaging to the child.
Many of the parents’ relationships are poor and they have no capacity to co-parent. For many children, the arrangement involves a high level of inconsistency and instability, and repeated exposure to parental conflict.
Moreover I can certainly attest to the fact that the 2006 law has made child relocation cases very much harder to win in
Thursday, April 03, 2008
However, although the legislation has been challenged before -- complaints were filed in 1990, 1993 and 2001 – the
Today, it is rare for people to be jailed but that does not stop thousands of angry spouses from filing criminal complaints each year.
The danger that the law creates is illustrated by Ok So-Ri’s own case. The issue began when her business partner – not her husband – accused her in the course of a business dispute of having committed adultery with a famous chef. She then went into hiding and when she emerged she denied the affair with the chef but admitted an affair with another man. Her husband then charged her with adultery.
Let us hope that the