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

Divorce Corp – Backdoor Deals and Cozy Relationships between GALs and Judges

Director Joe Sorge interviews Maine psychiatrist and director of Maine Guardian Ad Litem Alert, Jerry Collins. They discuss the backdoor deals and cozy relationships between the guardian ad litems (GALs) and other family court professionals. Families are forced to pay … Continue reading

Should I Be Part of a Class Action Suit Against My Guardian ad litem?

Recently there was talk about doing a class action suit against a particular Guardian ad litem. Three years ago I would have been in favor of something like that. Today not so in light of all of the actions brought … Continue reading

Family Court , ‘Quo Vadis? “improvement, reform or implosion”?

As we observe the big picture of Maine’s Family Courts, we sense that  our family courts appear to be slowly imploding. It is not a visibly dramatic happening that grabs public attention. It is largely unnoticed and unrecognized symptoms of … Continue reading

New Rules for Guardians ad litem versus or … Judicial Discretion.

We are sure that the 78 page document spelling out a set of new Rules for Maine Guardians ad litem represents many hours of work on the part of some Judicial Branch Committee. However, to this reader, they are a … Continue reading

The Pro se Problem in Family Courts

In Maine and Connecticut there is a movement to change the Family Court system. While this letter is addressed to the Maine Judicial branch it can be applied to other states just as well: Mary Ann Lynch Government and Media … Continue reading

A Response to the Proposed Repeal and Replacement of Maine Guardian ad litem Rules

Hon. Leigh Saufley Chief Justice Maine Supreme Court Dear Chief Justice Sauflley, I am responding to the request from the Judicial Branch for comments from the public  on the proposed “new” Rules for Guardians ad litem. In my opinion, they … Continue reading

Maine Guardian ad litem – Proposed Repeal and Replacement of the Rules

NOTICE OF OPPORTUNITY TO COMMENT STATE OF MAINE SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT NOTICE AND OPPORTUNITY FOR COMMENT Proposed Repeal and Replacement of the Maine Rules for Guardians Ad Litem Comments due on or before September 12, 2014, at 4:00 p.m. The … Continue reading

An appeal to Maine’s Supreme Court: Dalton Vs. Dalton CUM-13-521 – the Lawyers Debate

We welcome this chance to publish the final two steps in an appeal to Maine’s Supreme Court, the Dalton vs Dalton case. Step II, which follows here, is attorney Susan Bixby’s reply to Beth Maloney’s original brief.  Maloney’s brief, published … Continue reading

Is the promotion of the Hon Jeffrey Moskowitz good for Maine’s Families and children?

It is now official that the Hon Jeffrey Moskowitz has been named Deputy Chief of Maine’s District Courts. He is taking over from Deputy Chief Judge Mullen who is moving on to a Superior Court position.  How Moskowitz was selected … Continue reading