Tag Archives: Alienation

Parental Alienation and Divorce

When a divorce gets particularly bitter, parents sometimes resort to parental alienation, using the children as pawns throughout the process. Kids wind up fiercely loyal to one parent, while rejecting the other, all with the encouragement and support of the … Continue reading

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Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt Custody Battle May Involve Parental Alienation

In 2016, Angelina Jolie filed for divorce from Brad Pitt after he got into an altercation with his son Maddox on a plane that resulted in an FBI investigation.  You may have heard about the custody battle with their six … Continue reading

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Illinois Divorce: Quick Tip: Parental Alienation / Estrangement Defined

When a child is resistant to seeing a parent, the reasons can be reduced to two basic phenomena: alienation or estrangement. Alienation refers to a child’s resistance or refusal to see a once loved parent, typically within the context of … Continue reading

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Parental Alienation: An Extreme Custody Case to Review

A lot of the work that I do for my clients that contact me involves issues with Parental Alienation.  Parental Alienation can take many different forms, from a low grade “gatekeeping” function where a parent fails to support the parentign … Continue reading

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Parental Alienation

MensRights.com shared an article about 10 Facts About Parental Alienation. Since alienation is something that many divorced parents struggle with, this is an important article. In the article, Dr. Amy Baker, a highly respected researcher in the field of parental … Continue reading

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