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Archive of April 2012

WC Lives Saved by DV Act

Sat 28th April 2012:

Women’s and Children’s lives Saved by Domestic Violence Act: Graham Barnes visits NZ speaks about Coordination Effective Coordinated Community Responses (CCR) to Domestic Violence New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse SpeakOutLoud about psychological abuse If the Act isn’t saving any lives, then why are we carrying on with it? This analysis does not include any men’s […]


Sun 22nd April 2012:

FYI, emails I wrote in response to an article in this weekend’s Herald. I might add that the most common form of mumtrepeneurship continues to involve using children to have one’s lifestyle funded. Dear Associate Professor Mueller In a NZ Herald article (There’s no place like Mum’s biz, by Susan Edmunds, dated 22/04/12) you are […]

Parenting Plan Forms and Resources

Tue 17th April 2012:

Standard Forms help get things moving and also help to cover all important issues. NZ Family Court offers a very brief and simple document, perhaps too simple to be of much use, but it has nice pictures?

Paid Parental Leave – Psychiatric or Economic Issues?

Sun 15th April 2012:

This thread spun out of a question put onto the Court Value and Quality thread, by Down Under. It was off topic, but nonetheless seemed a very hot topic!

Vested Interests – Conflict of Interest?

Sat 14th April 2012:

Child Homicides – an uncomfortable truth (Pressing the button above will show the original articles, with the figures and graphs intact.) USA National Incidence Study Child Abuse and Neglect NIS-4 mother-hazard-father-hazard Are unmanaged conflicts of interest hazardous to our children and our wealth? Posted on November 13, 2010 by rwhiston News this week that Birmingham’s […]

Hope springs eternal?

Thu 12th April 2012:

Sometimes when I read postings on this website, I get a bit depressed, quite a bit depressed. My old fiends, clonazepam and temazepam usually help, but if relied upon, can drop me very hard. Alternating with benzedrine usually helps, but he too can have a sting in his tail. Nortriptoline can help, if I know […]

Court Value and Quality

EVIDENCE Now 23, Young Woman Says She Made Up Testimony That Put Her Dad in Prison in 2002 Posted Apr 2, 2012 5:40 PM CDT By Martha Neil Cassandra Ann Kennedy was 11 years old in 2001, when, she now says, she made up a story that put her father in a Washington state prison […]

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