How do courts increase the conflict between separating parents and adversely affect children from disadvantaged backgrounds?
- How do families resolve disputes outside of the adversarial system?
- Why 25 Connecticut legislators have recognized shared parenting organizations as partners in family court reform. “Nothing about us, without us.”
These slides answer these questions:
The first 40 minutes of this video provide additional answers: Video Link
Start at 40 minutes for keynote.
The keynote topic is: Family Resolutions Specialty Court in Western MA: A successful alternative to the traditional system
Keynote Speaker: Professor Marsha Kline Pruett, Smith College. She is a past President of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts and the current Social Science Editor for the Family Court Review.