Best Interest Factors
If parents don’t agree, the court is supposed to decide custody and parenting time using the “best interests of the child” factors of the Michigan Child Custody Act. There will be a hearing in front of the Friend of the Court or a judge. The court may hear testimony from both parents and possibly from family members, teachers, expert witnesses, and others. The court may also consider other evidence, like school records and medical reports. From this, the court is supposed to make a wise and educated decision as to the future of the child. That did not happen in this case. In this case, the court clearly and recklessly bullied dad ad took sides with mom by minimizing mom's failures and wrong doings, disputing police officer testimony and much more. In short, this court was blatantly biased as hell and succeeded in doing little more than wasting a lot of our money and time while doing nothing truly evaluate the quality of my sons life.
At the time of the filing, my allegations were that our son was exposed to some horrid conditions and situations at the hands of and in the care of his mother.
Below is a chronological list the events or "things" that have happened during this motion for a change of custody. There are some serious deficiencies and defects in the Mi 3rd Circuit Court system which include a FOC mediator that blatantly lied in her recommendation to our Judge in her efforts to, for some reason, prevent me from having custody even in the face of all that you see below and in the other information posted here.
It is truly sad that in simply trying to exercise my rights as a parent that is trying to protect my son, I am now battling a Judge, Court, FOC and Detroit Public School personnel. Most parents lack the resources, time or commitment to take these people to task. I believe that this is the reason that these government employees operate outside of their rules, regulations and laws. There needs to be some accountability. Parents and children deserve better. These agencies and their employees work for US! Well, I'm calling them into the office for a discussion. I will NOT be treated like a meaningless case number.
This website is my attempt to bring attention to my case as well as the cases of others. If you have questions, please feel free to contact me.
I thought that a child custody dispute would be a sane, fair, proper and civilized event. I was wrong. What I experienced was nothing short of what would read like a Hollywood script complete with lying attorneys, crooked ass judges, a psychotic ex-wife, a tolerant school system and a non responsive child protective services division.
I used to advise people to always take the igh road and never think of themselves but of their children. That shit got me nowhere. From now on, I will tell people to take your chances because you may have a judge that allows stupid shit.
Wayne County Michigan has a Family Counsiling & Mediation unit operates outside of the law. They know very well that there is an extremely unethical and lying mediator among them and yet they have done nothing about it. Yes, those are harsh words but they are also easily proven in a review of the information in my case.
This mediator created such a mess that I decided that its explaination really deserved its own section or site. Check it out here: Priscilla Wells
Personal Protection Orders have been abused by millions of women in coustody battles. What is supprising about my case is not the frequency in which they are obtained. It is not the frivilous nature in which they are handed out by the courts. What pisses me off the most is that in the face of so much PPO abuse by my ex, the courts have done absolutely nothing to her.
This fact is what allows for more abuse of other parents and children, who are subject to the misuse of these orders. Nothing is done to deter the wrathful and vendictive abuse of the courts bu the petitioner.
My ex wife, has a very bad habit of getting PPO's against people for various reasons, none of which include actual threats of assault. I was not the first person to fall victim to her abuse of the Personal Protection Orders granted by Wayne County 3rd circuit court. My ex-wifes' first husband, Mark Wallace, decided to divorce her in 1999 after dealing with her drunken and violent nature. Being a police Officer, Mark was fully aware of how unhealthy and dangerous this situation was. When Mark announced his divorce filing, all hell broke loose. My Ex contacted the police and claimed that Mark had pistol whipped her and raped her at gun point. After 18 months off of the force, $100,000 in legal fees and a thorough investigation, Mark was exonerated and returned to work for the police department where he is now very well decorated.
My Ex misuses the states' Personal Protection Act Section 600.2950a.
Can anyone guess what it says about a FALSE CLAIM?
(24) AN INDIVIDUAL WHO KNOWINGLY AND INTENTIONALLY MAKES A FALSE STATEMENT TO A COURT IN SUPPORT OF HIS OR HER PETITION FOR A PERSONAL PROTECTION ORDER IS SUBJECT TO THE CONTEMPT POWERS OF THE COURT.
Now isn't THAT a load of crap? Lie all that you want. It's up to the court to decide IF they even want to do anything about it.
Hello and welcome to my case.
The "Timeline" pages are excerpts directly from the journal that I have kept on my custody case from day one. Journal entries were made immediately or that night, in most cases. Incidents were recorded via voice recorder or via email which I would send to myself. It is important to know that the details were documented while they were fresh.
The journal is over 100 pages long and growing so I've sorted these entries by year.
Please remember that these entries remain the property of the author and can not be used, printed, published or otherwise without written permission from the author.