Written by Jonathan Breeden
Child custody and visitation negotiations often bring out the ugly in people. When you are faced with a court order that only allows you to see your child part-time, you are likely to feel angry and bitter. These emotions may even lead to parental alienation syndrome, which can create a major rift between you and your child.
If you suspect your child’s other parent is alienating your son or daughter against you, reach out to a child custody lawyer right away. At Breeden Law Office, we will listen to your situation and help determine the best course of action. To schedule a consultation, call our office at (919) 661-4970, or reach out online.
With over 20 years experience and local offices in Raleigh, Garner, Angier, and Smithfield, attorney Jonathan Breeden has helped countless individuals successfully resolve their custody issues so they can move on with their lives.
Parental alienation occurs when one parent attempts to turn their child against the other by telling the child hurtful lies. Alienating parents may manipulate their children into believing their other parent is not a good person and doesn’t love them.
Parental alienation can be devastating, and it can cause children to:
The alienating parent will often fill their child’s head with negative thoughts about their other parent, potentially causing irreparable damage to their relationship. Alienating parents may even resort to extreme measures, such as:
Because it is not recognized as an actual disorder, parental alienation can be difficult to prove in court. But that does not mean you cannot do anything if you suspect your child’s other parent of alienating you.
It’s important to remember that your custody agreement cannot be modified unless you request a modification from the court or mutually agree to amendments. If your child is being kept away from visits because their other parent is attempting to alienate you, you can take legal action.
Below are some remedies to explore:
If you’re a victim of parental alienation, don’t take matters into your own hands. Instead, seek help from a North Carolina child custody lawyer at Breeden Law Office. Attorney Jonathan Breeden has years of experience helping families across North Carolina, and he is prepared to help you.
He will do what we can to end your mistreatment and restore a loving relationship with your child.