Alan B. Fried

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B.C. judge divorces from ex-couple, calls their conduct in custody dispute ‘heavy handed’ and ‘sheer nonsense’

After three years in and out of court, two British Columbia parents were no longer the only ones who wanted to separate — the judge also wanted …

France calls on US to extradite 'Asia's sexiest DJ' languishing in Brooklyn jail after she was arrested trying to flee the country with her daughter when she lost custody battle

• <b>Angie Vu, 32, was arrested at JFK airport in New York on November 4</b>• <b><br>She was trying to board a flight to China with her nine-year-old daughter a day</b> …

The tragic death of a divorce lawyer changed my life in unexpected ways

Peter Matas was his name, and he believed that Fred had talked his ex-wife into leaving him and suing him. Matas hated the police, judges, lawyers – and, most of all, Fred. Matas epitomized what was wrong with family law at that time – spouses who thought lawyers directed their clients, rather than …

Cops: NY man rammed 14 vehicles after family court hearing

CORTLAND, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a central New York man is jailed on assault and other charges after ramming his truck into more than a dozen vehicles following a family court hearing.<p>Police say 45-year-old David Southwick, of Cortlandville, followed his ex-wife into the parking lot at the Cortland …

Family Court

Youth self-harm, suicide & depression rates ‘confronting’: Ley

A confronting picture around teenage depression, self-harm and suicide has been painted by the largest ever national survey of youth mental health of …

Series of gruesome child murders shocks Bangladesh

<b>Dhaka, Bangladesh -</b> As air was being pumped into Rakib Hawlader's body, around the evening of August 3, the boy pleaded to his tormentor to stop, or else he would die.<p>But his pleas fell on deaf ears, as motor garage owner Omar Sharif, Sharif's mother Beauty Begum and a man Mintu Mia, continued to …

Family With 20 Adopted Children Talks Frankly About How They Dealt With Sex Abuse

"What I did was illegal, mostly because of her age and because she had cerebral palsy."<p>When Sue and Hector Badeau got married at age 22, they both knew they wanted a huge family. In a new <i>New Yorker</i> profile, their family — which includes two biological children and 20 adopted children — discusses …

Sydney man faces 32 charges over 'family law court murders'

More than 30 charges have been laid against a Sydney man arrested over a string of unsolved shootings and bombings that became known as the family law court murders.<p>Former firefighter Leonard John Warwick was arrested in Campbelltown in Sydney’s south-west on Wednesday and taken in for questioning …

Judge releases 3 kids locked up for failing to meet with dad

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A judge on Friday released three siblings who have spent two weeks in juvenile detention for refusing to meet with their estranged father.<p>Oakland County Judge Lisa Gorcyca said she's sending the children to a summer camp, at the request of the father.<p>She held a hearing Friday, …

Siblings

Despite an Ocean of Medication Teenage Suicides Soar

One of the paradoxes of child and adolescent psychiatry is that, at a time when teens are prescribed more medications than ever, teenage suicides are …

Carrie Underwood

Madeleine Rees: Human rights lawyer on her battle to combat violence against women

Human rights lawyer Madeleine Rees has a reputation for speaking out about violence against women.<p>As a United Nations official in Bosnia she helped …