Browsing All posts tagged under »false allegations«

“Many Traps”: An Attorney’s Commentary on Maryland’s Restraining Order Policies

September 21, 2014


“There are many traps for those unfamiliar with peace or protective orders. For instance, most people do not realize the legal effect of their consenting to the court’s entry of a peace order or protective order against them. In addition, there are many situations in which you can create a private agreement between yourself and the […]

“Unbelievable Emotional Abuse”: A Mom’s Appeal for Legal Aid

September 17, 2014


Tammi is struggling for custody of her son and trying to raise money to secure the help of an attorney who understands the manipulations of high-conflict spouses. Please contribute to her fundraiser if you’re able: “Fund Initiative: Legal Abuse.” Her story: My son and I have both been subjected to unbelievable emotional abuse and crafty […]

A Circle of Moms Reports on False Allegations to CPS (and Says the Same Things That Father’s Groups Say about the Abuse of Restraining Orders and Domestic Violence Laws)

September 16, 2014


Here’s a group of women on a forum for mothers with school-aged kids responding to a conversational prompt that deserves the attention of those who believe false allegations made out of spite are rare and that the report of such allegations is overblown and only originates from father’s rights groups (or what one notable polemicist […]

Facts and Fairness: Using Arizona’s Policies to Expose Restraining Order Iniquity

September 13, 2014


I live in Arizona where I was issued a restraining order in 2006 petitioned by a woman I nightly encountered hanging around outside of my house. The restraining order said I was a danger to her husband and shouldn’t be permitted to approach or talk to him. If you receive a restraining order in my home state, […]

“The PPO Destroyed My Career”: Grant’s Story of Restraining Order Abuse

August 25, 2014


Grant Dossetto has a degree in finance he can’t use. That’s because a personal protection order (PPO) was petitioned against him in 2010 by a friend, and the law mandates that all restraining order recipients be registered in the FBI’s National Crime Information Center (NCIC) database—indefinitely. The Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 requires those […]

Connecticut Lawmakers Conclude Getting a Restraining Order Isn’t Easy Enough Already

August 25, 2014


Those victimized by liars who abuse restraining order and domestic violence laws often blame their judges. It’s natural. They’re the ones who deprive the wrongly accused of dignity, liberty, property, and family—and theirs are the words that echo in the memory and grate on the nerves during the empty hours. Lawmakers it must be remembered, […]

Schizo: How Judges Think about Restraining Orders

August 23, 2014


It’s often reported by recipients of restraining orders that the cops and constables who serve them recognize they’re stigmatizing. Restraining order respondents receive court orders “around the corner” or in parking lots or other spots remote from prying eyes. At the same time, restraining orders are dispensed by our courts as freely as supermarket circulars. […]


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