Court Related Trauma



Florida School Shooting Reconnects Mom and Son Separated for Years by Family Court Judge

Students arrive at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School for the first time since the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, February 28, 2018. REUTERS/Mary Beth Koeth

A New York mother who had not seen her son in years found out he was in danger at Stoneman Douglas High School when he sent her a text message during the standoff.

Julie Goffstein received this text message from her 15-year-old son while Nikolas Cruz was in the middle of his rampage:

“Hey mommy, I wanted to say hi, I wanted to talk now because there is a school shooter on my campus and we are locked down.”

“I’m safe in a closet,” her son said later, in texts reviewed by The Daily Caller. “I’m perfectly calm, to be honest this isn’t the scariest event in my life.”

Until this text message, Goffstein did not even know what high school he was attending because a Hamilton County, Ohio court had forbidden her from having any contact with her four youngest of six children for approximately 1,000 days.

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Group stages protest at Strickland Youth Center

Posted: Feb 01, 2018 8:38 PM CST
Updated: Feb 01, 2018 8:38 PM CST

 A group of parents staged a protest in front of Strickland Youth Center Thursday afternoon.

They said they were there to voice concerns about a Mobile County Juvenile Court judge. Parents said they have had problems with custody cases involving Judge George Brown.

Dana Williams organized the demonstration after she claims her twin girls were wrongfully taken away from her.


Defendants allege bias against single mothers in child custody cases

“(EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the first of two parts about citizen’s accusations of misconduct and favoritism aimed at Strickland Youth Center Judge George Brown.)” By Arthur L. Mack For the Beacon

Protestors in Mobile, Alabama

“Beacon photo by Arthur L. Mack | Dana Williams, left, leads a group of protesters outside Government Plaza in Mobile last week. The former child welfare worker with the Mobile County Department of Human Resources said she was jailed for 28 days after failing to be notified by District Court Judge George Brown of a custody hearing for her daughters.Williams alleges Brown continually shows bias against single women in his courtroom, and has awarded custody to unfit fathers … many of whom are estranged from their children.”

A Mobile mother is spearheading the fight against parental rights being violated by a local judge and hoping to bring awareness about unfair rulings against single mothers. “We’re hoping to show that this common practice is not right,” said Dana Williams, who had her 11-year-old twin daughters taken away from her because she allegedly failed to attend a custody hearing in September of 2017. “It’s affecting our children, it’s affecting our lives, and somebody has to stand up.”


Judges are awarding custody to unfit fathers because they are incentivized to do so. Family Courts are “government” and as such are supported by public funding. A multibillion dollar enterprise has been created by the family court divorce, domestic abuse and child abuse industries. 

Currently, non-profit and for profit advocacy groups nationwide are obtaining court connected federal funding through the Dept. of Health and Human Services and the DOJ to influence custody cases. Very few people are making the connection between federal policy, private nonprofit providers, and the local courthouse.

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The Family Law System was set up to perpetuate conflict for profit. The system has  been subject to influence by federal funding to the states to promote marriage and fatherhood through a grant series supporting the setup of: Mediation, Parent Education, Supervised Visitation, Counseling for Parents, etc. It’s about fraud and kickbacks.  PERIOD.

Many federal departments have initiatives and programs supporting responsible fatherhood and fathers in the community.  Below are just some of the programs developed for fathers.

Numerous reports have identified bias against women and corruption in family courts across the country. In bizarre and illegal rulings, family court judges ignore or deliberately suppress evidence of male perpetrated family violence and child molest. Fathers who are batterers and sex offenders are routinely granted visitation and custody, while mothers and children trying to escape abuse are punished through financial sanctions, loss of custody, supervised visitation, jail and institutionalization.

Very occasionally, men reporting abuse of their children have also been targeted for retaliation through family court.  However, the systematic mishandling of domestic violence and child molest cases as “custody disputes”  is based in a financial corruption scheme that calls for diverting grant program funding through “high conflict” cases, in the guise of promoting “fatherhood” and “shared parenting” post-divorce.

Rather than assisting men become responsible parents, “Responsible Fatherhood”, “Access to Visitation Enforcement” (supervised visitation for noncustodial parents), “Child Support Enforcement” and similar federal programs perpetuate abuse of women and children through the legal system. Abusive men striving to maintain control over their victims are provided an array of benefits, not only to get custody and get out of paying child support, but to terrorize the mothers of their children and society in general.  Government programs are not producing responsible fathers, but motherless children, in order to advance the agenda of the so-called “fathers’ rights” movement.


The Corruption of the Best Things Gives Rise to the Worst

Baltimore Police So Corrupt, Lawmaker Pushing to Disband The Entire Department

Baltimore, MD — After a recent corruption trial exposed just how bad things were at the Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland state delegate Bilal Ali suggested that the whole department should be “disbanded and reorganized from the ground up.”

In a proposal that he made this week to Mayor Catherine Pugh and Commissioner-Designate Darryl De Sousa, Ali pointed to the example of Camden, who disbanded their police department just a few years ago.

“In 2013 Camden [New Jersey] disbanded its police department in response to record-breaking levels of violence and an extremely inefficient police budget. Four years later, Camden hit its lowest homicide rate in 30-years,” Ali said.

Meanwhile, this past year the city of Baltimore saw its worst ever homicide rate, with a total of 342 killings.

“I’m aware that considering such enormous action may give City residents reason to pause, but the level of corruption and mismanagement at BPD has created a crisis of public confidence that simply cannot foster the productive relationship between community and police that public safety depends on. We now face a once-in-a-lifetime level of dysfunction that requires us to seriously consider once-in-a-lifetime solutions. Of course, the first step to any solution that the City embraces must be an honest and open dialogue with the public, so that Baltimore residents can inform the policies that will define public safety in the City for years to come. The time for platitudes and vague statements is over. The time for bold action and concrete ideas is now,” Ali said.

During a press conference on Wednesday morning, Mayor Pugh quickly disregarded the idea of disbanding the force.

“I’m not disbanding the police department. We’re trending downward. I think we’re headed in the right direction. We’ve appointed a new police commissioner, we have a 163-page report by the Department of Justice that requires us to reform the police department, and those are the things that we’ll continue to do,” she said.

The recent federal probe of the city’s Gun Trace Task Force unit exposed some of the worst police corruption in recent memory, including carrying around bags filled with BB guns to plant on people they shot.

The fact that this case could potentially bring down the whole department casts more doubt on the official story of Sean Suiter, the Baltimore Police Officer turned whistleblower who was mysteriously shot and killed just before he was set to testify.

This is the longest that a manhunt for the killer of a Baltimore police officer has gone on without an arrest or viable suspect. Previously, the record was held by a suspect who fled to Oklahoma over 50 years ago, before the introduction of big brother cameras and tracking technology, and he was caught in just five days.

It has now been roughly 3 months since Suiter’s murder and there has still been no leads or suspects.

Baltimore police have a reputation for using strong-arm mafioso tactics to intimidate fellow officers out of turning on the gang. As we reported back in 2014, Baltimore Detective Joe Crystal became a target of intimidation for his entire department after testifying against other officers in a misconduct case. Following his testimony, he received threats from other officers and even found a dead rat on his car one day.

John Vibes is an author and researcher who organizes a number of large events including the Free Your Mind Conference. He also has a publishing company where he offers a censorship free platform for both fiction and non-fiction writers. You can contact him and stay connected to his work at his Facebook page.John just won a 3-year-long battle with cancer, and will be working to help others through his experience, if you wish to contribute to his treatments consider subscribing to his podcast to support . This article first appeared at The Free Thought Project.


Paradigm Shift: City Now Forcing Bad Cops to Pay Victims Out of Their OWN POCKETS—Not Taxpayers

Deadliest city in America plans to disband its entire police force and fire 270 cops to deal with budget crunch

“Just Us” System



“When you do harm to another, let no man or woman, regardless of class or status, be beyond the law. If the law harms the innocent, the law should rightfully show compassion for it’s error and make right its wrong. End of story.” This story is about the State’s inconsideration and imposition upon the Citizens in regard to their own children, and the Parental Rights which are the property of them who borne them. For the State to take away a child, undue of any wrongdoing of the Parent, is nothing shy of a rogue fanatically inconsiderate “Just-Us” System.

Watch the movie. Imagine it were you in Mr. Kinter’s shoes. How would you react? What would you do if your flesh and blood immediate family is suddenly restricted…not for a day or a week…..not for three or nine months; but for THREE + years!
The clincher?
No …Just …Cause.


Petitioning Congresswoman Honorable Jackie Speier and 4 others


This is the second petition that I have created for Civil Rights Attorney, Patricia Barry. Ms. Barry was unlawfully disbarred on June 30, 2017 and she is now suing the State Bar.  She has not engaged in any illegal or any kind of unethical misconduct. Ms. Barry was the attorney who successfully argued the first sexual harassment case in the United States Supreme Court in 1986. She is being discriminated against due to bias because she chooses to represent the protective parents which are mostly women/mothers who have been victims of domestic violence who are trying to protect their children from child abuse by the fathers. Ms. Barry has been under attack by the State Bar throughout her career (41 years) for “bucking the system” and taking action against the corruption and bias within our Family Law Courts and Child Protective Services (CPS). Let us ‘WE THE PEOPLE’ stand UNITED to fight the State Bar so that Pat Barry will have her license reinstated to practice law again. Thank you for your help and support in this very important and urgent matter. Pat has selected a few particular cases which explains the reasons for her disbarment.  Here are the following cases she has chosen to share:

WHEREAS, the California State Bar relied on three cases spanning a period of almost seventeen years to disbar Ms. Barry in all three of which she represented a domestic violence victim trying to regain custody of her children from their abuser, the father. The client did not complain to the Bar.

WHEREAS, FIRST OFFENSE, JULY 2000: CAROL MARDEUSZ sought ex parte order to regain custody of her daughter from the abuser LEO MAGERS. The mother was criminally prosecuted for doing so with Barry acting as co-counsel in Carol’s criminal case. Barry was held in contempt by Marin County Judge Verna Adams in July 2000. Judge Adams found Barry in contempt in part and put her in a jail cell because Barry stated in front of the jury that Mardeusz was a victim of domestic violence and for the prosecutor to stop badgering Mardeusz as she testified. The Bar waited five years and then in June 2005, the Bar ruled that the matter was not serious and issued only a private reproval. Then 16-1/2 years later, The Bar Review Court declared the matter serious and wanted Barry disbarred.

WHEREAS, The Bar indirectly and Judge Adams and prosecutor Vieira directly supported MAGERS, violent, alcoholic, drug addiction and his repeated DUI’s, along with arrests for felony child abuse, and possibly the murder of his wife. .

WHEREAS, OFFENSE NO. 2, 2002:  Barry represented DARLA ELWOOD in two federal civil rights law cases filed 2001 and 2002. Six years later the Bar prosecutor accused Barry of moral turpitude for filing frivolous lawsuits. Barry never knowingly filed a frivolous lawsuit in her 41 year career. The Prosecutor Tady knew this and did not dismiss for lack of probable cause in violation of his ethical duty.

WHEREAS, The Bar championed JOSEPH MORIN, father of two of Darla’s children. He is a child batterer (declarations of older children); a violent racist (Darryl Austin lawsuit) – called Darryl a “sand nigger” (he is Indian from Trinidad) while he beat him up, and Morin made a death threat against Darryl Austin and Morin paid a substantial settlement to Austin. Morin also made a death threat against a lesbian because of her sexual orientation and otherwise harassed her by stalking, carving threats on her door and other malicious acts. The woman obtained a two year restraining order against him. Barry signed a stipulation because she was trying to collect a judgment she had won in a jury trial for a black man who was impoverished, and she could not afford legal representation to fight the Bar case while she was trying to collect the $98,000 judgment for her client.
WHEREAS, OFFENSE NO. 3, 2009-present : Barry represents MICHELE FOTINOS and her two children RACHEL and AUSTIN in various lawsuits, both federal and state including a legal malpractice lawsuit against SAN MATEO ATTORNEY STEPHEN MONTALVO who had committed gross malpractice and fraud against Michele during her family law court proceeding in San Mateo County.

WHEREAS, The Bar and Supreme Court both want Barry disbarred because she did not pay discovery sanctions to Montalvo and judicial sanctions to San Mateo court. Barry did not have the money because Montalvo stole $70,000 from Michele and left her with no kids, no community property, and having to pay child support. Michele had no money to pay Barry.

WHEREAS, Montalvo has caused grave harm to Michele and her two children and to at least two other mothers and their children, including Susan Navratil and her daughter Sarah. The third mother has a Bar complaint pending against him. He has been sued for legal malpractice three times. The San Mateo judges and the Bar are protecting Montalvo who continues to live a wealthy lifestyle while disbarring Barry because she had no money to pay Montalvo discovery sanctions.

WHEREAS, The Bar also championed JOHN FOTINOS, Michele’s Ex husband; a violent, child battering felon with access to guns. The Bar forced Barry to defend the flier she used to get John Fotinos arrested and the 14 guns, 2 assault rifles, 10 high capacity magazines, and 10,000 rounds of live ammo in his possession confiscated. The San Mateo judges and District Attorney WAGSTAFFE who used to work for CURRENT BAR PRESIDENT JAMES FOX when he was the District Attorney let Fotinos off, and he walks free while Michele and Rachel are in hiding because San Mateo judges will not issue restraining order against Fotinos. He had threatened Rachel that her life would be over if she ever reported that he had guns which she did. Michele’s daughter showed the deputies where the guns were, and now Rachel is terrified that Fotinos will locate her and her mother and will kill them. Michele and her daughter Rachel remain in hiding.

THEREFORE, THE UNDERSIGNED respectfully request that the Supreme Court of California reinstate the license of PATRICIA BARRY so that she can continue to represent mothers and children who are victims of domestic violence and who have children that have suffered from abuse.

KRISTIN HANSON on behalf of Attorney, Patricia J. Barry – Article- High Court, Washington Supreme Court Rules that victims can protect their children from abuse, June 29, 2017.

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Child Predator Services and Foster Care

This is just one example of thousands of unjust CPS abductions that happen all over the nation on a daily basis. Once again, the reason is money. . . lots of money!  Every time CPS seizes a child, it gets money from the federal government and counties can bring in thousands of dollars in excess revenue.

As New York Times best-selling author Dr. Joseph Mercola wrote in 2011:

Child Protective Services | Austin Family Law Attorney[D]id you know that the money funneled to states and child protective services actually encourages them to accuse you of child abuse and even murder, and to take your children, even if you’re not guilty, and even though they have absolutely no proof that you harmed your child?

Horrendous as it sounds, it’s true: child abuse has become a business — an industry of sorts — that actually pays states to legally abduct your children and put them up for adoption! Even more unbelievable is that, instead of pumping the money back into child protective service programs, some states actually are putting it into their general funds to help balance their budgets.

Child Protective Services has a financial incentive to take children into custody and adopt them out rather than return them. Why? They get money from the Federal government for every child in custody, and they get money if the child is adopted. So what do you think they do? For one, they are more likely to take children into custody in the first place. And second, they are more interested in taking children they can easily adopt out.


John Van Doorn

John Van Doorn ran for San Diego Supervisor in 2010. This is an excerpt from his candidate biography “As a tireless advocate for parental and children’s rights, John van Doorn has worked publicly and behind the scenes to challenge the Board of Supervisors to clean up corruption within county agencies that deal with the welfare of our county’s children.

John’s start in advocacy began with the breakup of his marriage in 1999, a time when his children were stripped out of his life after false allegations were made in court by a county social worker. Mr. van Doorn has since prevailed in a number of Superior and Appellate Court actions and presently has an appeal pending before the California Appellate Court which addresses numerous acts of `abuse of discretion’ by a County Court Commissioner. The appeal also takes notice of actions by County Counsel that clearly demonstrate this county’s preference to obstruct legally established rights of San Diego citizens.”

For the Children. @AdoptUsKids @BlogginMamas @AdCouncil # ...Let’s take a closer look at the three sponsors of the “I Support Adoption from Foster Care” ad on the left

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Children's Bureau

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Through the title IV-E Foster Care program, the Children’s Bureau supports states (plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico) provide board and care payments for eligible children who are under the supervision of the state and placed in foster family homes or childcare institutions that are safe and licensed. The program is authorized by title IV-E of the Social Security Act, as amended, and implemented under the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) at 45 CFR parts 1355, 1356, and 1357. The program’s focus is children who are eligible under the former Aid to Families with Dependent Children program and who were removed from their homes as the result of maltreatment, lack of care, or lack of supervision.

AdoptUSKids is a national project that supports child welfare systems and connects children in foster care with families. It is a project of the Children’s Bureau, operated through a cooperative agreement between the Bureau and the Adoption Exchange Association.

About the children

Children and teens enter foster care through no fault of their own, because they have been abused, neglected, or abandoned and are unable to continue living safely with their families. (CPS gets to deem what living “safely” with a family means.)


A private, non-profit organization, the Ad Council focuses on approximately 50 national campaigns at a time, each sponsored by non-profit organizations or federal government agencies.

We work with volunteer talent from leading advertising, media, social and digital communications agencies across the country. Leveraging donated ad space and airtime, we develop integrated public service communications programs to make sure our messages reach the widest audience and have the greatest impact.

In 2015, we secured over $1.6 billion in donated media on behalf of all of our campaigns. This means on average, each campaign received $30 million in donated advertising time and space for the year.

Sponsor Organizations (Click to view) 

Behind each campaign is an issue expert: A non-profit organization or government agency. They are on the front lines and deal directly with issues our campaigns address.

Adoption from Foster Care  


Since 2004, the Ad Council has partnered with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Children’s Bureau and AdoptUSKids to encourage the adoption of children from foster care. This national adoption recruitment campaign reassures potential parents by consistently delivering the “you don’t have to be perfect to be a perfect parent” message.

The campaign currently highlights the need for families for teens. Of the 428,000 youths under the age of 18 in the U.S. foster care system,112,000 are currently waiting for adoptive families. 43% of all children available for adoption on are 15 to 18 years old, yet only 5% of all children adopted in 2015 were between the ages of 15 to 18.

These lighthearted and charming PSAs reassure potential parents that teens in foster care don’t need perfection; they need the love and commitment a permanent family can provide.The PSAs direct audiences to visit, call 1-888-200-4005 (English), or 1-877-236-7831 (Spanish) to learn more the adoption process.

Fatherhood Involvement (2017)  OVERVIEW

86 percent of dads spend more time with their children today than their own fathers did with them. However, a majority of dad (7 out of 10) also reported that they could use tips on how to be a better parent.

The campaign PSAs encourage dads to recognize the critical role fathers play in their children’s lives through something as simple as a dad joke. The TV spots feature kids re-telling jokes their dad shared with them, highlighting that even the smallest moments fathers spend with their children can have the biggest difference in their children’s lives. All PSAs direct audiences to visit for parenting tips, fatherhood programs, and other resources. 

Do you really think public service announcements increase fatherhood engagement in their children’s lives if they haven’t been involved before they saw the ad? This really is a network of private associations involved with government in public/private collusion. These associations operate in the private, nonprofit sector with intent to affect the government sector, bypassing normal input from citizens and deteriorating representative government at all levels (federal, state and county). The Ad Council is able to use their extensive advertising budget to sell a government program that appears to be pro-family when the opposite is true.


CAPTA: The Child Abuse Law Which Could Destroy Your Reputation