by Christine Giancarlo
When parents separate and divorce, kids come last in family law. Should children’s welfare be measured in “billable hours”? Christine Giancarlo thinks kids come first and need both parents. Parentectomy moves us toward that goal… for the sake of the children.
Based on Dr. Giancarlo’s peer-reviewed research study, Kids Come Last: The Effect of Family Law Involvement in Parental Alienation, this book tells, in their own voices, the actual stories of 30 loving, capable and dependable parents who, nonetheless, were removed from their children’s lives. It is also the author’s own journey through the devastation caused by parental alienation.
This book sheds light on an urgent social crisis, a form of child abuse enabled by a broken family law system in Canada and beyond. An equitable and just model for eliminating this form of child abuse is proposed with an urgent plea for its implementation.