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Bid to remove allegedly biased judge in child custody case denied

A couple months ago, we wrote about an ongoing child custody dispute here in Michigan involving a father whose children were ordered to participate in controversial reunification therapy in order to heal parental alienation perpetrated by the mother. The mother in the case was not happy about this decision, or the way the case was being handled in general, and subsequently moved to have the judge removed from the case.

Seek legal help when initiating or facing termination of parental rights

Last time, we spoke about a bill recently passed by the House of Representatives which would allow courts to terminate the parental rights of parents who commit rape and certain other sexual offenses, provided those offenses can be proven by clear and convincing evidence. This legal standard is between that of preponderance, which is the ordinary civil standard, and the criminal standard of beyond a reasonable doubt.

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