NPO’s International Conference on Shared Parenting (ICSP) 2017 Updates

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in 2017!

One Trip to Boston, Two Great Conferences.

First, attend the International Conference on Shared Parenting 2017 (ICSP 2017) on May 29-30, 2017 at the Westin Copley …

Nebraska Judicial Training versus Science

May 15, 2017 by Robert Franklin, Esq, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization

No sooner had I completed my review of Dr. Linda Nielsen’s latest paper on parental conflict and parenting time in child custody cases th…

A Pause for Celebration

May 14, 2017 by Elizabeth J. Barton, PhD, Member, National Parents Organization National Board of Directors
It is spring, when we pause for a celebration of new life. I am a
daughter, a stepdaughter, a mother, and a stepmother. On this
beautiful d…

Except for Serious DV, Parental Conflict Should Play Little or No Role in Deciding Custody or Parenting Time

May 12, 2017 by Robert Franklin, Esq, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization

Like a jungle explorer, Dr. Linda Nielsen continues to slash her way through the conflict-based arguments against shared parenting. By now, she&…

Social Science Research Debunks Theory that Parental Conflict Obviates Shared Parenting

May 11, 2017 by Robert Franklin, Esq, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization

Having disposed of the few papers that either claim that joint parental custody should not be ordered in cases of parental conflict or had the claim inaccurately attributed to them, Dr. Linda Nielsen moves on to the core of the matter – reviewing the existing literature on what role, if any, the existence of parental conflict should play in judges’ decisions on child custody and parenting time.

First however, she points out that the literature she’s just debunked has had a powerful impact on judicial thinking and training. It’s at the root of much of the anti-father bias that’s daily evident in family court cases.

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Shaky Science, Outright Dishonesty Among the Anti-Dad Crowd

May 10, 2017 by Robert Franklin, Esq, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization

Perhaps the sharpest sticking point in the research on shared parenting is that of parental conflict. Those opposed to children maintaining mean…

Nebraska High Court Green-lights Disclosure of Training Materials for Family Judges

May 8, 2017 by Robert Franklin, Esq, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization

Despite the dogged efforts of the Nebraska Court Administrator, we will soon know how that state’s family court judges are trained regardin…

The Array of Masculine Traits is Vast

May 7, 2017 by Robert Franklin, Esq, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization

Last time I pointed out the knee-bending irony of feminist Leah McLaren’s decision to make a little girl out of her three-year-old son. For…

Leah McLaren – Abusive Mother?

May 5, 2017 by Robert Franklin, Esq, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization

Should a mother with a three-year-old son who clearly despises men, boys and masculinity and is therefore trying to turn her boy into a girl be a…

We Won! Cavanaugh Defeated!

May 5, 2017 by Robert Franklin, Esq, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization

Light overcomes darkness, the Forces of Good defeat the forces of evil. Well, sometimes. And this is one of those times. On April 23, I asked ev…

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