Child Abuse

Child Abuse

Child abuse is the physical, sexual or emotional maltreatment or neglect of a child or children.  In the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department for Children and Families (DCF) define child maltreatment as any act or series of acts of commission or omission…

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Child Arrangement Orders

Child Arrangement Orders

You can apply for a single court order, or a number of them, depending on what you’ve been unable to agree on. Arrangements for your child A ‘child arrangements order’ decides: where your child lives when your child spends time with each parent when and what other types of contact,…

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Parental Alienation

Parental Alienation

Parental alienation (or Hostile Aggressive Parenting) is a group of behaviors that are damaging to children’s mental and emotional well-being, and can interfere with a relationship of a child and either parent. These behaviors most often accompany high conflict marriages, separation or divorce. These behaviors whether verbal or non-verbal, cause…

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