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Child’s Fabrication of Child Sexual Abuse on the Katie Couric Show

Thomas Kennedy, a Father wrongfully accused of child sexual abuse, sits with his daughter as she explains how very easy it was for her to tell the false tale of sexual abuse. Cassandra, only age 11, at the time she lied and accused her father of sexually abusing her, answers pointed questions by Katie Couric. When Katie asked Cassandra how she was able to concoct such a believable tale, she...

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DYFS (n/k/a DCPP) can only do so much

In an unpublished opinion, DYFS v. J.M., the Appellate Division has created a significant loophole in the notion, first established in DYFS v. G.M., that the offending parent is entitled to a dispositional hearing once he or she has remedied the harm that commenced the litigation. In J.M., the Appellate Division upheld a trial court’s decision to terminate litigation once the father had...

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