When parents - usually mothers - try to protect their children from sexual abuse, they can be devastated to find that support from the legal system is not always there. Suspecting their husbands or partners of the abuse, mothers may seek a divorce and custody or, if already divorced, request withdrawal of visitation rights. However, if unable to prove abuse, a mother can be labelled `hysterical′ and her desperate efforts to secure her child′s safety may jeopardize her case - and even result in the suspected perpetrator being granted custody of the child.
A ddressesing this troubling issue, this book provides parents and professionals with the necessary information to protect themselves against a legal system backfire. John
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John E.B. Myers, J.D. is a Distinguished Professor and Scholar at the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, California. He is the author or editor of eight books and more than 100 articles and chapters on child maltreatment and his writing has been cited by more than 140 courts, including the United States Supreme Court. John is a frequent speaker at conferences, having made more than 400 presentations around the world.
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Descripción SAGE Publications, Inc, 1997. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P110761910573
Descripción Sage Pubns, 1997. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Brand New. 1st edition. 264 pages. 9.50x6.50x1.00 inches. In Stock. Nº de ref. de la librería 0761910573