Family Courts Come Under Volunteers’ Watch

A family court activist in Michigan is training volunteers to observe family courts. The goal is to reform a system that many women who lose custody consider unjust. Latest story in our “Dangerous Trends, Innovative Responses” series.

Biased Family Court System Hurts Mothers

Behind closed doors of the family court system, thousands of women each year lose child custody to violent men who beat and abuse mothers and children. The writer says family courts are not family-friendly and betray the best interests of the child.