Parental Alienation is a disorder found in many children with divorcing parents. This syndrome is an estrangement of the child from one parent, caused by the intentional (or unconcious) efforts of the other parent. The process involves the alienating parent making defamatory comments and hostile statements about the target parent in front of the child on a regular basis, in an effort to manipulate the child’s feelings towards them.
The Department of Justice in Canada has an excellent section on their website called Supporting Families, with information for parents and children going through a divorce.
Over the coming months, we will be providing information, and answers to commonly asked questions regarding divorce and the legal system. Listed below are some of the subjects we will be covering.
Topics involving divorce and the law will include:
- Introduction to Family Law
- Separation vs.