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

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

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