So-called “reunification therapy” leaves a trail of broken children and betrayed protective parents who have fought for them

It is a public health crisis.  In family courts, this scene plays out regularly: abused children are forced into custodial relationships with their abusers by...

Before Melody Bannister Went Into Hiding There Was Planning

From the desk of Jill Jones Soderman, executive director Once the four Bannister children disclosed material that made sense of years of behavior that was...

Interview with forensic psychiatrist Dr. Carole Lieberman about the Bannister case

Jill Jones-Soderman, executive director of The Foundation for the Child Victims of the Family Courts was interviewed yesterday by Dr. Carole Lieberman, the highly-respected...

Melody Bannister ran for the lives of her children

Melody Bannister, who is alleged of having “kidnapped” her children, is wanted by law enforcement. But her own version of the story, which she...

When family courts don’t believe the children

Just a little over a year ago, two six-year-old twin boys were sent to sole custody of their father. Besides the bruises, lacerations, black eyes,...