Parental Alienation

Parental Alienation

Parental Alienation Lawyers in Missouri, Illinois, Kansas and Oklahoma in St. Louis, Kansas City, Columbia, Springfield, Tulsa and Beyond

 

In some cases of divorce or separation in which children are involved, one parent may feel left out, neglected or even hated by their child or children. While not always true, this can sometimes be the result of parental alienation. Parental alienation is considered by many as a form of abuse on the children.

Divorce and custody battles are hard for everyone involved, especially children who may not understand why their parents are no longer together. In some cases, this misunderstanding can culminate in the form of extreme dislike or hatred for one particular parent, resulting in alienation, avoidance and overall negativity.

When parental alienation occurs, the rejected parent stands to suffer even more, as they may feel that they are losing much more than just their legal binding to another. In some cases, this type of alienation can be brought on or fueled by the non-alienated parent, making the situation even worse than it typically would be. Many If you suspect this is the case in your situation, then you should immediately ally yourself with a Missouri or Illinois attorney who is highly experienced with matters involving domestic relations.

Parental Alienation Lawyers in Missouri, Illinois, Kansas and Oklahoma

Whether or not you and your former partner have negotiated joint custody of your children after a divorce, there may be residue of hard feelings in existence. These feelings are not always expressed only by the splitting couples. Sometimes, children experience extreme emotions that can cause separation or divorce to be more painful.

If your relationship with your child or children has been negatively affected by your divorce or separation, you are probably looking for a way to remedy the situation. At Stange Law Firm, PC, we can help you address cases that involve parental alienation. We have enhanced our knowledge and credentials in order to best represent you, and we are ready to put our skills to work.

You can also read more on this topic by two articles written by Kirk C. Stange titled: Parental Alienation: A Serious Family Law Matter and How to Prove Parental Alienation. You can also listen to a podcast with Kirk C. Stange and Dean Tong titled Parental Alienation: Myth or Monster. Kirk C. Stange also published a legal summary titled Parental Alienation Syndrome: An Overview In Child Custody Litigation.

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If your child has been taken into custody by the Department of Social Services, Stange Law Firm can help you in this matter.
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A Guardian ad Litem might need to be appointed in a custody case to ensure the interests of the children are protected
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In extreme cases, children might be alienated from their parents. This can happen in unfortunate cases and we have experience in these types of cases.
Estranged Children
Opposite of parental alienation, in some cases, the conduct of a parent might be so extreme that the children become realistically estranged from their parent. It's important to have an attorney who understands realistic estrangement and how it can often be overlooked.
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Parental abduction is a crisis type situation where one of the parents flees with the children in violation of a court order or to deprive the other parent of any custody time. It is critical to act fast and have an attorney in your corner if this is the case.
Drug Tests
Drug use can be significant problem in child custody cases. In certain cases, a parent might be a drug or alcohol abuser. It is vital to have an attorney who understands this issue and can help obtain an order for a drug or alcohol test.
Parent Coordinators
While it is not allowed by statute in Missouri or Illinois except by agreement, in some extreme cases, the parties might agree to have a parent coordinator help resolve legal custody disputes between parents who cannot co-parent. At Stange Law Firm, PC, we can help you explore this option as it might help minimize the need for costly litigation.
Sexual Abuse Allegations
In some child custody cases, sexual abuse allegations can arise. In some instances, the allegations regrettably turn out to be true. In other cases, the allegations are false and/or brought maliciously. No matter the situation, it is critical that you have counsel in your corner if sexual abuse allegations are part of your child custody matter.
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