About 58,000 children per year in the U.S. are ordered into unsupervised contact with physically or sexually abusive parents following divorce, according to experts at the Leadership Council on Child Abuse & Interpersonal Violence.
Public officials call for major changes in family law
family court crisis compared to Catholic Church sexual abuse scandals
by Kamika Dunlap
Photo by Center for Judicial Excellence
Center for Judicial Excellence leads the way for Family Court Reform One by one, parents are beginning to step forward to share heart-wrenching stories of the injustices they experienced in family court system.These parents have joined with thousands of others to reform the family courts and protect child victims of violence and sexual abuse from judicial decisions the parents say place children in harm's way."I'm living proof this is happening today," said Susan, a Family Court litigant and mother whose daughter was placed with her accused molester.