Child custody cases tend to be challenging, but when parental alienation rears its ugly head, the challenges increase exponentially. If this is the very difficult situation you find yourself in, do not delay in consulting with an experienced California divorce attorney who has extensive experience helping clients successfully address parental alienation concerns.
The immense stress of divorce has a way of bringing out the worst in people, and some parents succumb to this stress by using their children as pawns in their efforts to obtain the child custody terms they are going for. Children are malleable, vulnerable, and highly suggestible, which means that a parent who wants to alienate them from their other parent can do a lot of damage.
Parental alienation can take many forms, and some are more difficult to identify than others. Some of the most common examples, however, include all the following:
Parental alienation can be accomplished in many different settings – including when the parents are still living together prior to divorce. If your soon-to-be ex is actively encouraging your children to fear, hate, or ignore you, it is parental alienation, and addressing the matter sooner rather than later is important.
If you have noticed any of the following signs of parental alienation in your children, you should not ignore them:
The focused divorce attorneys at Miranda, Magden & Miranda, LLP – proudly serving the Monterey and Salinas areas – have witnessed the devastating effects of parental alienation and have the legal insight, experience, and drive to help. Your relationship with your children is of primary importance, so please don’t hesitate to contact us for more information about what we can do for you today.
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