Hello my name is Edward Weinstein. I’ve been practicing divorce and family law here in my hometown of East Brunswick, New Jersey for the past 20 years. In today’s tutorial, I shall discuss a situation that affects far too many families, Parental Alienation of Children. So what is Parental Alienation Simply put, it is when one parent attempts to alienate a child’s affections away from the other parent. Or in other words, when one parent badmouths the other parent in the presence of or directly to the child. There are severe consequences to Parental Alienation. First and most obviously, the.
Parent who is the target of the Parental Alienation is frustrated as they feel that their relationship with their child is slipping away. Even more importantly, this behavior is clearly not in the best interest of the child. Many of these children suddenly start acting out and misbehaving. Another red flag is when they suddenly start having trouble at school and with their studies. I have often argued in the New Jersey Family Court that Parental Alienation could lead to a child being emotionally and psychologically damaged into their adulthood. I then aggressively state, that in my book,.