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Brennan is 8 years old. Her mother has been trying to gain custody back for her daughter against Brennan's father whom Brennan doesn't want to be around.
Her mother, Kim, has been going through extreme difficulties with getting her daughter back, fighting cancer, and every day battles.
Please help by signing this petition to help show support for this beautiful family.
In the State of CT child custody is based on the child's best interest which include factors such as which parent has cared for the child & has a stronger emotional bond, evaluation of the bond with extended family, the child's environment, & parent habits (drug/alcohol use).
The court doesn't grant sole custody to a parent with a history of domestic violence/ abusive behavior. None of these factors were taken into consideration in our case & no one investigated neither parent nor case history.
Children in father-absent homes are almost four times more likely to be poor. In 2011, 12 percent of children in married-couple families were living in poverty, compared to 44 percent of children in mother-only families.
A study of 1330 children from the PSID showed that fathers who are involved on a personal level with their child schooling increases the likelihood of their child's achievement.
When fathers assume a positive role in their child's education, students feel a positive impact.
To make Judges, Justices, and Masters accountable for their actions, and make them non-exempt from prosecutorial misconduct.
Also to allow Polygraph exams admissible in the legal system.
Georgia is besieged by unwritten laws -- more mothers than fathers are granted custody of their children in the United States regardless if neglect is present or not. Children continue to suffer at varying levels that go with it — untreated infections, unsanitary conditions, mental and emotional abuse, and immoral influences. And the Federal government has done NOTHING to stop it.
More single mothers than fathers are in the news for killing their children. Fathers are having custody taken away despite hundreds of documents showing they are the primary caretaker for their children.
My four grandsons were adopted to complete strangers in the state of Nebraska recently. When they were removed from my daughter's custody I attended the first court hearing and told the court I was interested in having custody of my grandsons.
The social worker assigned to the case asked me if I would like to have custody and I said yes. The state of Nebraska went through the motions of approving me for custody, however when they found someone interested in adopting they began to ignore me and my desires to have my grandchildren with me.
I was told the state of Nebraska does not recognize the rights of grandparents in child custody cases.
Swedish mother Ann-Louise Valette and her two sons Frank Oliver Valette, 11, and Andre Nicholas Valette, 9 have been plastered all over the newspapers as being "abducted". A revealing article states that she was concerned about child sexual abuse that had not been substantiated.
Anyone who has gone through the courts and worked in this area knows that most cases of child sexual abuse are underreported and the chances of getting help to substantiate it in the middle of a family court battle are minimal - The police won't even go near it and child protection passes the buck saying that its family courts area.
Lawyers filter these things because they know legal aid finds protecting children "expensive". The facts are:
False Allegations of child abuse in the family court are as low as 5%
For years the Family Court has been systematically ignoring substantiated child abuse and domestic violence.
Family Violence and Child Sexual abuse are underreported.
Australia is one of the highest rate male dominated police force in the world. Since the "No Fault divorce", it is mainly mothers who are running with their children, Since the shared parenting bill, homicides increased by 14% in 2006.
There is no domestic violence homicide review team in Australia. Most mothers run with their children because of family violence and child abuse.
Update Dec 27:
We have received a request from the fathers family to discontinue this campaign. As it is a matter of public interest, we have included the message, facts and background as to why this petition is running. Our team has ensured this is thorough and accurate with links to reliable sources: http://anonymums.blogspot.com/search/label/Enforced%20Dissappearence
One other point to this, if the fathers family was genuinely concerned about the children's well being, why immediately issue a recovery order that would sever access to vital services such as hospitals, food, clothing and education?
4WardEver UK and The United Families & Friends Campaign challenges the Prime Minister to intervene in what we believe to be a lack of justice for families following a death in custody.
What We Demand:
-Deaths must be investigated by a body that is genuinely independent of the
-Prison & Mental Health deaths must be subject to a system of properly funded
investigation independent of the Prison Service and Health Service.
-Officers involved in custody deaths are suspended until investigations are
-Prosecutions should automatically follow 'unlawful killing' verdicts at inquests.
-Police forces are made accountable to the communities that they serve.
-Legal Aid and full disclosure of information be made to the relatives of the
-Officers and staff responsible for deaths should face criminal charges, even if
The following are statements from affected families:
"The struggle for justice for all the others that have died at the hands of the
state, goes on. We ask people to support us."
"It is not in the public interest for the victims of deaths in custody to be denied”
Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt has been jailed for six years for buying weapons from bombers who attacked the Indian city of Mumbai (Bombay) in 1993.
The actor was cleared of conspiracy, but found guilty of illegally possessing a rifle and a pistol. Dutt, who has been on bail since 1995 after spending 18 months in prison during the initial investigations into the bombings, has now been taken back into custody.
In anticipation of the sentence, he had stopped accepting new Bollywood projects and had completed almost all the films he had already been working on.
Dutt, whose recent hits include Munnabhai MBBS and Lage Raho Munnabhai (Keep Going Munnabhai), is one of the top stars in an industry starved of heroes.
Film expert Komal Nahata told the BBC News website that Sanjay Dutt is currently one of the top 10 actors in Bollywood.
Sanjay Dutt, son of a Hindu father and Muslim mother, had initially confessed to having the weapon in order to defend his family against threats during the riots.
"No one is going to give them their rights to live with dignity on a silver platter. They have to be extracted with force... We will have to strengthen ourselves to stop those who find it profitable to misuse authority and public funds. Perhaps the courts and the NGOs are the only solution", said Justice Venkatachaliah, former Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission of India and former Chief Justice of India at a workshop on Human Rights of Marginalised and Tribal Communities.
This statement and the hope put in non-governmental organizations come as a surprise if one looks at the recent developments in different states of India. There are various non-governmental human rights organizations active India and many of them recently faced serious threats by the police and the political powers. Activists were arrested and false charges were filed.
The most recent example is that of Subash Mohapatra, the director of the Forum for Fact-finding Documentation and Advocacy. He was arrested from the office of the Chhattisgarh State Human Rights Commission when submitting the reply asked by the Commission regarding a case of Dalit exploitation on July 17, 2007. Human Rights Commissions are meant to protect human rights and are not meant to be the site of its violation. False charges were filed under several sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
Just a few days before his arrest, Amarnath Pandey, advocate and human rights defender from Chhattisgarh was charged with a false case on atrocities against the tribes (for whom he is providing legal service in courts). His life has been threatened many times by the police and he travels with a sign on the rear of his vehicle saying "Chhattisgarh Government may kill me in a fake encounter (extrajudicial killing)”.
Around the same date, on Saturday, 14 July 2007 Saroj Mohanty, poet and long-time activist with Prakrutik Sampad Surakhya Parishad (PSSP), which has been opposing the entry of large bauxite mining companies in Kashipur for over 15 years, has been arrested. Saroj was taken into custody at a railway station in Rayagada District. He is currently in judicial custody in Rayagada district jail. The charges against him are completely fabricated but serious. They include section 395 of the IPC (Dacoity), section 397 (Robbery or dacoity with attempt to cause death or grievous hurt), and section 450 (House trespass with intention to commit offence that is punishable with imprisonment for life).
Brijesh Bilathare, advocate and human rights defender from Madhya Pradesh, had false charges filed against him on 6 June 2007 stating he was obstructing a public servant discharging his duty.
Dr. Binayak Sen, senior human rights activist, was arrested on May 14, 2007 by Chattisgarh police. He is General Secretary, People's Union for Civil Liberties, Chattisgarh and its national vice president. He was detained under the provisions of two highly controversial laws: The Chhattisgarh Special Public Security Act, 2005 and the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 2004. The allegations are based on assumed connections with Maoist rebels.
Father absence, one of our time's more disturbing trends, affects mothers and fathers alike, but more significantly places unwarranted hurdles before children. Twenty-four million children (34 percent) live absent from their biological father (Horn, Sylvester, 2002). Children in Father-absent families tend to suffer poverty and a lower-quality life.
According to the National Fatherhood Initiative publication,Father Facts, in 1999, 8 percent of children in married-coupled families were living in poverty, compared to 42 percent of children in female-householder families. Children from single parent homes-regardless of income-are two to three more times more likely to suffer behavioral or emotional problems than those with both biological parents in the home. They are more vulnerable to engaging in crime as demonstrated by the vast majority of inmates coming from fatherless homes.
Children in father absent homes are also more likely to have school problems such as repeating a grade or dropping out, further hurting their chances to earn livable wages. Most low income, absent fathers come from father absent homes themselves.
Futhermore, children from father-absent households are more likely to have sex as teens, and fatherless children often have children out of wedlock more often than the norm, perpetuating this vicious cycle.
In the news lately and in my own life single fathers have been getting a bad wrap. Now just last week a good friend of mine lost custody of his four children to their pathetic excuse of a mother thanks to her conniving and lying solicitor.
The suicide rate of men who have lost custody of their children is higher than that of other groups. So please take two minutes of your time and sign my petition.
14. SAVE RIO
Rio Franklin, a 15 year old male, is a juvenile under the custody of the state of Illinois. He has been under the custody of the state of Illinois since the age of 9.
He has been greatly deprived of visitations with his immediate family due to decisions beyond his control or that of his immediate family approval or knowledge. He has had depleted terms of education due to his situation of constant movement, and no stability within the system.
He has been denied the enivitable just right to be heard because he can not voice his opinion of his situation to anyone outside of those who have imprisoned him. His initial time has been served for release, but no release date for the present has been set.
Do you remember February 1993 when a young boy of 3 was taken from a Liverpool shopping centre by two 10-year-old boys?
Jamie Bulger walked away from his mother for only a second, Jon Venables took his hand and led him out of the mall with his friend Robert Thompson. They took Jamie on a walk for over 2 and a half miles, along the way stopping every now and again to torture the poor little boy who was crying constantly for his mummy.
Finally they stopped at a railway track where they brutally kicked him, threw stones at him, rubbed paint in his eyes, pushed batteries up his anus and cut his fingers off with scissors.
Other mutilations were inflicted but not reported in the press. What these two boys did was so horrendous that Jamie’s mother was forbidden to identify his body.
They then left his beaten small body on railway tracks so a train could run him over to hide the mess they had created. These two boys, even being boys, understood what they did was wrong, hence trying to make it look like an accident. This week Lady Justice Butler-Sloss has awarded the two boys anonymity for the rest of their lives when they leave custody with new identities.
They will also leave custody early only serving just over half of their sentence. They are being relocated to Australia to live out the rest of their lives. They disgustingly and violently took Jamie’s life away and in return they each get a new life!Please .. If you feel as strongly as we do, that this is a grave miscarriage of justice ..
Sign my petition so that these killers don’t get another chance to do it again.
SRI LANKA ARMED FROCES RELIEF FOUNDATION
WAR CRY FOR PEACE (INT.EXHIBITION) SRI LANKA
WE HEREBY APPEAL FROM INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY TO SIGN THE BELOW PETION TO BRING THE JUSTICE TO ALL THE MILITARY AND CIVIL PRISONERS OF WAR NOW IN LTTE CUSTODY.
THE LTTE HAS CAPTURED MANY ARMED FORCES AND CIVILIANS DURING PAST 20 YEARS WAR IN SRI LANKA.MOST OF THESE PRISONERS WERE KILLED OR DETAINED, TOTURED AND FROCED FOR LABOUR.
IT IS REPORTED THE LTTE HAS NUMEROUS TOTIRE CHAMBERS AND EITHER ICRC OR THE UNHCR ON ANY OTHER HUMANITARIAN OR HUMAN RIGHT ORGANIZATIONS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO VISIT, THE POW IN LTTE CUSTODY.LTTE IS TRYING TO WIN THE HEARTS OF THE INTERNATIONA L COMMUNITY FOR FAKE EELAM AND FREEDON FIGHT FOR TAMILS BUT THOUSNADS OF TAMILS, SINHALEES, MUSLIMS WERE TORTURED AND KILLED BY LTTE IN THEIR TOTURE CHAMBERS. WE URGE IINTERNATIONL COMMUNITY TO SIGN THIS PETITION AND SUPPORT TO LIBERATE THESE POWS AND BRING THEM BACK TO THEIR LOVED ONCE.
WE SPECIALLEY APPEAL FROM THE SRI LANKAN COMMUNITY AND ARM ED FORCES PERSONALS TO SIGN THIS PETIION TO BRING FREEDOM FOR YOUR FELLOW BROTHERS.
Sri lanka Armed Forces Relief Foundation
In June 2006, it was reported that three men at Guantanamo Bay were found
dead in their cells from apparent suicides. This action was described by the
camp commander as "asymmetrical warfare," and an attempt to gain public
sympathy. However, FBI reports indicate that inmates have been subjected to
cruel and inhumane conditions while at Guantanamo Bay. Furthermore, their
state of indefinite detention, while being stripped of the writ of Habeas Corpus,
leaves them without recourse to any judicial process to challenge their
Bahraini national Jumah al-Dossari has been at the camp for over five years. He
claims he has been tortured in custody. This has included beatings and death
threats, prolonged isolation, exposure to extreme cold, and sexual assaults.
Amnesty International published a handwritten account by Jumah Al-Dossari in
2005, where he described "the revolting torture and those vile attacks which
were a humiliation and will continue to be a vile stain on history, memories that
whenever I look back on them, I wonder how my soft heart could bear them,
how my body could bear the pain of the torture and how my mind could bear all
that stress. How I wish my memories and my thoughts could be forgotten…"
Read Jumah Al-Dossari's full account of his imprisonment here.
On 15 October 2005, Jumah al-Dossari attempted to hang himself after going
into the toilet during an interview with his lawyer. In November 2005 he told
his lawyer that he had wanted to kill himself so that he could send a message to
the world that the conditions at Guantánamo are intolerable. He added that he
had tried to do it in a public way so that the military could not cover it up and
his death would not be anonymous. This suicide attempt left him with a broken
vertebra and fourteen stitches in his right arm.
Al-Dossari writes of feeling hopeless, of awakening screaming due to flashbacks
and nightmares, and fearing that he is losing his mind--all of which are
indicators of severe trauma. He attempted suicide again in March 2006 for
what is believed to be the 12th time.
He is currently in a state of indefinite detention, and no plans either to bring
him to trial or release him have been indicated. Several detainees have already
been released or repatriated for trial due to individual campaigns. The following
petition is an attempt to alleviate his situation and urge authorities to afford
him the basic rights that are required for detainees everywhere, in war or in
peace, under the provisions of international law.
Have you heard about the "Andrea Yates" case? This is the woman who killed her five children. She claimed insanity and facts were proven she was mentally ill when she did it.
For many years there were factors of doctors stating this but she still was allowed to keep her children and have more. What about "LaShuan Harris" She did the same as Andrea Yates by drowning her three children also. They both said their kids needed to be saved and go to God by drowning them. Where does that leave the kids? Yes, dead.
August 2, 2006
I am filing this after having my normal visitation stripped from my son, and no visitation awarded for my daughter. I went to court to try to gain custody, and she wrongfully accused me of sexual and physical abuse to her.
She had gone to a counselor and told her the lies, so she could use the counselor against me in court. On that day we did not get to cross examine, as the day was continued. The magistrate ordered my visitation with my son be supervised, and no visitation with my daughter until I was fully examined by a counselor or psycologist.
On the second day of court the woman who does the supervision had advised the court that she felt no need for concern if I had my normal visitation back. We had other useful witnesses that day as well, only to get the same ruling as before.
I feel I was wrongly stripped of my children, and now my son calls me my ex's boyfriends name, and has referred to him as daddy.
The damage done to my relationship with my children will take years to fix, and that is if I ever get my normal visitation back. I d want to propose this so it doesnt happen to other parents.
July 17, 2006
Illinois Family Courts have established an alarming pattern of taking children away from stay-at-home mothers and awarding custody to fathers, who in many cases have a history of abuse and violence.
More than 250 profiles of cases are documented. The Family Court system has forgotten about the children and focused on money.
Local children are coming forward to expose the court-ordered damage these innocent victims endure.
October 31, 2005
Mauled dog faces death after being left untreated at Lebanon Animal Control Shelter.
Seeking termination, prosecution and conviction of Josh Greer and individual(s) responsible for animal cruelty and abuse of Zania.
Zania, a 4-year-old black Labrador retriever, was a playmate to a 4-year-old boy living in Mt. Juliet. She was picked up Friday, October 14, 2005, for running loose and placed in the Lebanon Animal Control facility because Mt. Juliet has no facility of its own. Zania was placed in a pen on Saturday with three other dogs, who for several hours, continuously attacked her until she was found lying in a pool of blood Sunday afternoon.
Zania was removed from the pen, hosed off (to wash off all the blood), and left outside on the concrete floor. She lay on the cold (50 degrees), wet concrete until an anonymous phone call was made to the Director of the Humane Association of Wilson County, a nonprofit, private agency with no ties to Lebanon Animal Control.
The dog was lying apparently lifeless on the concrete floor inside a chain link fenced enclosure when the Director arrived. She discovered the dog was still alive and called the Police Department, who came with an animal control officer 30 minutes later. After another 30 minute delay, they took the dog to the Lebanon Animal Hospital. The Director confirmed with the animal control officer that Zania was a healthy dog when she was picked up. The animal control officers also confirmed they were aware Zania had been injured earlier by the other dogs, but had made the decision to let her recover on her own.
Dr. Craig, the attending veterinarian, verified Zania was in shock, had a subnormal temperature, blood loss and would not have survived over night if she had been left untreated at the animal control facility. Details of his report and pictures of Zania can be seen at:
http://www.oilydog.org/lab.htm. There is also another article at:
When the story first came to light, Zania was facing leg amputation. Now, she is facing death because of the cruelty inflicted by Josh Greer.
According to Tennessee Code, Title 39 Criminal Offenses, Chapter 14 Offenses Against Property Part 2-Animals, under Section 39-14-202, Cruelty to animals:
(2) Fails unreasonably to provide necessary food, water, care or shelter for an animal in the person's custody;
(3) Abandons unreasonably an animal in the person's custody; and
(4) Transports or confines an animal in a cruel manner can be found committing an offense under this section and is a Class A misdemeanor.
In addition, 39-14-212 Aggravated cruelty to animals - (a) A person commits aggravated cruelty to animals when, with aggravated cruelty and with no justifiable purpose, such person intentionally kills or intentionally causes serious physical injury to a companion animal. Under this section, as of June, 2004, offenses carry felony level penalties. We believe these codes have been violated.
It is not acceptable or humane to place dogs with unknown histories in cages together especially with breeds known for fighting. Zania was denied shelter with no protection from the elements as she lay dying, compassion in her handling while in Josh Greer's and other animal control officers care, protection when she was locked and confined in a pen with a breed of animals known to fight with no means of escape or protection, and immediate vet care as she lay in critical condition. She was confined and abandoned in a cruel manner that now threatens her life.
Zania has suffered enough. Our prayers and thoughts are with Zania and her family. We respectfully ask that you act on behalf of Zania and other animals who have found themselves in similar situations to put a stop to the cruelty and abuse that exists at Lebanon Animal Control. Josh Greer and those individual(s) responsible for Zania's cruelty and abuse must be terminated. No justifiable purpose can be found in the reckless, cruel, and abusive manner in which the animal conrol officers behaved in the care, handling and decision making for Zania. We therefore petition that they be prosecuted and convicted to the fullest extent of the law.
On behalf of Zania and all animals, we thank you.
22. stop guantanamo
The abuses photographed in Abu Ghraib were universally condemned, but these have not been the last incidents of torture and ill-treatment by US officials. Reports of abuses continue to emerge from Afghanistan, Guantánamo Bay, Iraq and elsewhere.
The US government has conducted reviews and investigations but they have not had the independence or reach necessary. A full, transparent and independent investigation of crimes must take place to ensure accountability for the human rights violations that are alleged to have occurred in US custody, including arbitrary detentions, "disappearances", torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment. Prosecutions must follow such an investigation, to prevent further torture and ill-treatment.
Detainees have been subjected to conditions of prolonged isolation, sleep and sensory deprivation, sexual and other humiliation, mock executions and other threats. To stop these practices, in the name of the "war on terror", call on President Bush to act now.
Request to appoint a guardian for minor child, Sahdyus Renior Holman, who should remain in the care of Michael and Debbie Montgomery, Grandparents, who have had physical custody of Sahdyus Renior Holman, From June 2002 to present.
The Gunn custody case, over five year old Dylan, has been a bitter tug of love between parents in two different countries. In August 2002 Dylan was abducted by his mother and taken back to her native country of Northern Ireland without the consent or
knowledge of the father. After a year and the help of the Hague Convention Dylan was returned to the US to be the center of a bitter custody battle.
In December 2003 Robert Gunn was
awarded primary residency of Dylan. The mother has now vowed to do everything in her power to regain custody and return to Northern Ireland. She has since enlisted the
help of many Irish political figures and Foyle women's aid to help with her appeal. This petition is to support the ruling by Judge Carven D Angel in December of 2003 to award custody to the father.
This Petition is regarding the health & welfare of two children who were illegally taken from their parents and moved from Illinois to California by two diagnosed mentally ill child abusers. The parents have been unable to get government authorities to investigate and act in accordance with state and federal laws.
New law comes too late for adoptive family.
JACKSONVILLE, FL -- At the end of the month, a new law goes into effect that gives biological fathers 30 days to file for paternal rights over their children. The new law is a welcome change for those seeking to adopt children but comes too late for one Jacksonville family.
For the Scott family, they say the law is two years too late for them. Two- year-old "E", has lived with the Dawn and Gene Scott since he was born. Five months after his birth, "E"’s biological father became involved. His biological father lives in another state and has visitation rights with his son. Now, he says he wants custody. "E's" biological father lives in Maine, and his biological mother lives in Illinois.
His adoptive parents live in Jacksonville. The 2-year-old is caught in the middle of a custody battle. His adoptive parents say if the new law was in effect two years ago, then there would be no conflict.
"[Adopting "E"] has been the most amazing experience to happen for us,"said Dawn Scott, adoptive mother. "He's changed our lives." 2-year-old "E" Scott has a mound of curls and a ton of energy. His adoptive parents, Dawn and Gene Scott, can't imagine life without him. "You dream about him...think about him...can't wait to come home to him, "said Gene Scott, foster father.
Now, "E" is caught in the middle of a custody battle. Five months after he was born, his biological father filed for punitive consent -- giving him the right to fight for custody. Under the new law, a biological father must register consent within 30 days after a child is born. However, the new law has come too late to affect this situation.
"We're just devastated and concerned about where he's going to go," said Dawn Scott. "What's going to happen to him?"
I am a good man, from a good family. I met a woman from the backwoods, prostituting herself in a bar. We eventually married. I joined the Navy (8 years and a war) to help broaden our lives and serve my country. I supported her, while she slept with the 6th Fleet and took money from them occassionally, but constantly slept with other men in my bed. She convinced me it was because she was an alcoholic, so she got sober and we had kids. It's been a nightmare. She kept sleeping around, even with our minister! I converted, abandoned my family and worked two jobs to support her (she refuses to work) and the kids. We are now divorcing. Her rich mother bought her a house. We lost the family home (after she trashed it) and I moved in with my very religious Mother.
She's sleeping around even now, yet she goes to court and tells the world I shouldn't have friends. I am trying to get the kids and she files false Orders of Protection on me. I WON, but yet lost. I am my own lawyer at this point so even when I have her over a barrel I lose somewhat. We have no money or anything and she has dragged this nightmare out 17 months so far, even though she agreed we should divorce! My daughter has been committed twice and the boys are a wreck. She is physically and mentally abusive yet the courts won't protect us from her. I have Ex Parte 50% custody (no divorce TRIAL yet), but she's always filing BS like I don't take medication, when I have a bottle in my pocket, like our daughter attempted suicide while with me, but it was with my soon to be Ex that rode in the ambulance with my daughter then tried to cover it up instead of get her help!! Please sign my petition. Anyone who has suggestions, please make them! Any encouragement, acknowlegement, ANYTHING is welcome.
Petition of Brian P. Lees, etal for legislation relative to a presumption of shared physical custody of a child is accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1075. Support Senate Bill 1075 to promote presumption of shared physical custody of a child.
We would like to ask for your support for the abolishment of the misuse of grandparent's rights.
PA. state law enables grandparents to partial/shared/full custody in the event of a death of a spouse. This law is enforced with no consideration to how fit the surviving spouse is. The law also never questions the fitness of the grandparents seeking custody and visitation. In these laws we see a clear discrimination in two assumptions, one in that a widowed spouse is assumed not fit enought for the child's well being and the other that a grandparent is automatically deemed fit. The after effect of these rights being violated affect the child's social life due to the forced visitation and also may have life long psychological effects and the court order can stand until the child reaches the age of 18. ***Please note: this is not a petition that's purpose is to end contact with the grandparents and grandchild, only that a fit parent be able to decide when a child should be able to establish contact and that a fit parent and child not suffer the somber effects of a forced visitation schedule.***
Please after your name place a P for Parent/G for Grandparent/N for neither
VERIFCATION OF RESIDENCE, EDUCATION, CONSISTENT CARE AND A SAFE CUSTODIAL ENVIRONMENT FOR MARCUS AARON TODD (minor child), WHOM HAS RESIDED WITH CURTIS LADELL GRIFFIN (father) AND ANGLELIC LASUNJA GRIFFIN (step-mother) WHOSE RESIDENCE ADDRESS IS 50381 OAKVIEW DR, NEW BALTIMORE, MICHIGAN 48047. I VERIFY THAT MARCUS ARRON TODD HAS BEEN IN THE CUSTODY OF CURTIS LADELL GRIFFIN (father) AND ANGLELIC LASUNJA GRIFFIN (step-mother)SINCE JUNE OF 2001.