The Genocide of Battered Mothers and their Children

Domestic Violence (DV) by Proxy: Why Terrorist Tactics Employed by Batterers are not PAS

In domestic law on March 1, 2014 at 9:30 pm

See on Scoop.itBattered Mothers and Abused Children

As more and more abused women lose custody to batterers in family courts, they are wrongly embracing the very ideas that enabled their abusers to gain custody in the first place. False accusations of “parental alienation” are often used by batterers to gain custody and to defend against accusations of abuse.

Claudine Dombrowski‘s insight:

DV by Proxy refers to a pattern of behavior which is a parent with a history of using domestic violence or intimidation, uses a child as a substitute when he no longer has access to his former partner. Calling this behavior “parental alienation” is not strong enough to convey the criminal pattern of terroristic behaviors employed by batterers.

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