Management by Crisis – The Judicial Branch and Financial Shortfall 2015

Last week we had a sudden change to the Judiciary Committee schedule. The Judicial Branch was making a presentation to the Judiciary Committee for a supplemental budget of $1M to get through to July 2015. This is not the first … Continue reading

LD 349, SP 132, 127th Legislature An Act To Ensure Accountability of Guardians Ad Litem

Summary of this bill: 1. Removes the quasi-judicial immunity provided to guardians ad litem by statute; 2. Allows a cause of action and the award of punitive damages against guardians ad litem who falsely accuse parties of abuse or neglect … Continue reading

Why is the Divorce Industry Calling Us “Bad Sports”…. Again?

Once again, we are hearing from the Maine divorce industry a repeat of their 2013 analysis of consumer complaints about Maine Guardians ad litem (GALs) and Family Courts. To put it in a very small nutshell: “Whiners!”,  “Losers!”,  “Those with … Continue reading

Did the Maine Supreme Court Make the Right Decision to Terminate Parental Rights?

The headline that the Maine Supreme Court upheld the termination of parental rights of a man who killed two in front of his son. The father killed the mother of his children and a friend back on July 25, 2011. … Continue reading

Why LePage’s tax Reform Plan Rattles Lawyers

Under the current proposal lawyer’s fees will be subject to the new expanded tax and the lawyer’s are upset. They claim that by taxing their services – people (consumers/ parents) will not be able to afford a lawyer. What? Lawyer’s … Continue reading

2015 – MeGAL bills for Family Court and Guardian ad litem Reform

This year we are lucky enough to have ( 6 ) bills which have been sponsored for legislation. While we do not expect all of them to become bills/ laws – if nothing more this will be an opportunity to … Continue reading

Maine – Child Trafficking American Style: How Cash-for-Kids exists and how to Stop It by January 16, 2015

Divorce Corp has asked for our help in trying to stop the – Cash-for-kids – that goes on between the states and Federal government. These videos encapsulates the problems that parents suffer through in the Family Court system. Towards the … Continue reading

A flawed complaint process for Guardians ad litem in Family Court.

A “Make-Believe” Complaint Process for Guardians ad litem in Maine Family Courts. While there is little to no current data to tell us exactly what happens with consumers’ complaints about Maine Guardians ad litem, some have actually received action – … Continue reading

Santa – They Are All From Kids Who Want BOTH Parents

While the cartoon is meant to make light of the Family Court debacle – there is a huge amount of truth in the message. In many cases throughout the state and country we have heard stories of parents being ripped … Continue reading

DivorceCorp and MeGALert – Conflicts of Interest Within the Sordid Divorce Industry

Part 2 of the interview between Directory Joe Sorge (DivorceCorp) and former psychiatrist and director of Maine Guardian ad Litem Alert, Jerry Collins. Part 2 exposes the conflicts of interest within the sordid Divorce Industry. Find out how the Judiciary … Continue reading