The Saunder's Report confirms (publicly) much of what we've known all along...

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Child Custody Evaluators’ Beliefs About Domestic Abuse Allegations: Their Relationship to Evaluator Demographics, Background, Domestic Violence Knowledge and Custody-Visitation Recommendations

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hawaii_supreme_courtIn October 2011, Hawaii Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Recktenwald announced the creation of a Judiciary Strategic Planning Committee, consisting of twenty-five Judiciary employees tasked to envision the role and operation of the Judiciary over the remainder of this decade and to develop proposals to achieve that vision. The Committee will present its recommendations to the Chief Justice by the end of this year.

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Syracuse, N.Y. -- A pending bill that would extend New York's statute of limitations on sex crimes would not enable police to charge former Family Court Judge Bryan Hedges.

But if the bill became law, a woman who accused Hedges of having sexual contact with her 40 years ago when she was five would be able to sue Hedges if she acted quickly.

The state Assembly has passed the bill four times since 2005, but it has died in the Senate each time.

m.nypost.comThe family of a New Jersey woman allegedly shot by her husband’s mistress in a heinous murder that he’s suspected of plotting has won custody of the couple’s two young sons, The Post has learned.

Relatives of tragic mom Nazish Noorani, 27, wrested custody away from the parents of Noorani’s allegedly murderous husband, Kashif Parvaiz, 27.

“They will be happier here, I think,” said Kaleem Noorani, 29, one of Noorani’s brothers who won guardianship of little Shayaan, 3, and Riyaan, 6.

john_fotinos_mugshot-thumb-500x281Michele Fotinos sounds desperate on the phone. She's been fighting for restraining orders and custody for her children for years now. And she feels the San Mateo County court system continues to fail her.

Her ex-husband, John Marcus Fotinos, was a former Newark firefighter for 17 years. He's also a convicted felon with a longstanding history of violence, according to his ex-wife.