Contents

Preface

Introduction

Part 1
Eye of the Storm
1.
Tipping Point
2.
Family Under Siege
3.
Lost Sense of Purpose
4.
Time to Act
 
 
Part 2
A Father's Story
5.
Being Daddy
6.
Grounds For Divorce
7.
We Go To Court
8.
Dashed Hopes and Rotten Schemes
9.
The Judge
10.
The Custody Evaluator
11.
Seven Horsemen
12.
On Deaf Ears
 
 
Part 3
The System is Broken
13.
Parents and Children Held Hostage
14.
Swimming with Sharks
15.
Unfit to Judge
16.
Reductio ad Absurdum
17.
Paper Tigers
Part 4
Weakening Society One Family at a Time
18.
No Fault is Our Fault
19.
Child Custody: Legacy of Harm
20.
Custody Evaluations: Deal or No Deal?
21.
Move-Aways and Visitation
22.
What Is Child Support?
23.
Abuse Accusations
24.
Gender War and Parent Battles
 
 
Part 5
We Must Do Better
25.
Excess Baggage
26.
In The Best Interest of Our Children
27.
The Future: Promise or Curse?
28.
Lessons Learned
 
 
Epilogue
 
Appendix
 
 
Notes
 
Suggested Reading
 
Web Resources
 
Index