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When Can Children Testify in a Contested Child Custody Case?

Patricia Fersch’s most recent Forbes article explores the subject of children testifying in court. https://www.forbes.com/sites/patriciafersch/2022/11/03/when-can-children-testify-in-a-contested-child-custody-case/

Domestic Violence in the Courtroom: The Legal System as a Weapon in Domestic Violence Cases

Read Patricia Fersch’s latest Forbes article detailing how abusers use the legal system as a weapon in domestic violence cases. https://www.forbes.com/sites/patriciafersch/2022/08/31/domestic-violence-in-the-courtroom-the-legal-system-as-a-weapon-in-domestic-violence-cases/?sh=2878f8f21c2a

Financial Abuse is Domestic Violence

Read Patricia Fersch’s most recent Forbes article here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/patriciafersch/2022/07/21/financial-abuse-is-domestic-violence/?sh=28ecdd55482f

Why are Women not Heard in a Court of Law?

Patricia Fersch explores biases towards women in court. Read her latest Forbes article here. https://www.forbes.com/sites/patriciafersch/2022/06/15/why-are-women-not-heard-in-a-court-of-law/?sh=ccfb2093d14d

What Courts Need to Understand About Victims of Domestic Violence

Patricia Fersch’s latest Forbes Article discusses what courts need to know in order to understand the impact of domestic violence in custody cases. https://www.forbes.com/sites/patriciafersch/2022/05/11/what-courts-need-to-understand-about-victims-of-domestic-violence/?sh=69a26872221c

Children and Social Media Use in Custody Agreements

Patricia Fersch explores the increasingly prevalent issue of children and social media usage in her latest Forbes article. Read it here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/patriciafersch/2022/03/31/children-and-social-media-use-in-custody-agreements/?sh=3c658a05d130

Should all States Adopt a Presumption of Joint Custody?

Read the latest Forbes article written by Patricia Fersch. Here, she looks into the subject of a joint custody presumption among states. https://www.forbes.com/sites/patriciafersch/2022/02/21/should-all-states-adopt-a-presumption-of-joint-custody/?sh=52ef73871d3b

What Does Caring For Children Cost Mothers?

Patricia Fersch explores the subject of childcare costs and how it affects divorced mothers. https://www.forbes.com/sites/patriciafersch/2022/01/20/what-does-caring-for-children-cost-mothers/?sh=64d79dd28a10

Coercion and Control Update Year-End, 2021

Read Patricia Fersch’s latest Forbes article, this time taking a deep dive into the subject of Coercion and Control: https://www.forbes.com/sites/patriciafersch/2021/12/08/coercion-and-control-update-year-end-2021/?sh=145277083da7

Vaccine Custody Wars Update Part II

Read Patricia Fersch’s second Forbes article on the Vaccine Wars and how they are playing out in courts. https://www.forbes.com/sites/patriciafersch/2021/11/01/vaccine-custody-wars-update-part-two/?sh=5706ec763acc