What is Parental Alienation?
This is where one parent (ie custodial parent) cunningly strategises to ‘brainwash’ and ‘poison’ a child to become disconnected with the other parent.
What are the Signs of Parental Alienation?
- Where the child views the non-custodial parent as ‘bad’.
- Child calls the non-custodial parent names and shows disrespect.
- Child refuses to have access and to spend time with the non-custodial parent.
- Where custodial parent comes up with excuses as to why access schedule cannot be kept or refuses access to non-custodial parent.
- Custodial parent withholds telephone calls, Skype, FaceTime access.
- Undermines the non-custodial party’s authority.
- Making falsehood and allegations against non-custodial parent to the child.
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What can I do to fight this Parental Alienation?
- Do not wait for your child to change, that will never happen as Long as the custodial parent is in control.
- Do not take your time to commence action. You should act fast and asap.
- Do not bother to negotiate with the custodial parent.
- Control your anger and emotions, and work with a clear mind.
- Engage an experienced family lawyer to strategise and fight this for you.