I can only say this reflects a total disregard for the many suffering and struggling Connecticut Families who are dealing with ongoing custody issues in the corrupt and mismanaged Connecticut family court system.
Is this more business as usual, emptying litigants pockets to the tune of thousands and thousands of dollars and doing nothing in return! Remember, the task force is supposed to report back on February 1, 2014.
The Committee is supposed to consist of ten members. If you look at the list of member positions below, you will see that positions 1, 3, 7, 8, and 9 remain unfilled. What is the hold up?
Position 4: an employee of the Court Support Services Division of the Judicial Department
Appointed: Joseph DiTunno
Position 5: a mental health professional with expertise in working with family systems
Appointed: Debralee Hovey, Monroe
Position 6: a person with personal or professional experience in matters involving allegations of one parent engaging in a persistent pattern of denigrating the other parent in the presence of a minor child in order to negatively influence the child's perception of the parent and alienate the child's affections for the parent, made in the context of a proceeding involving the custody, care and upbringing of a minor child
Appointed: Jennifer Verraneault, East Haven
Position 7: a member of the Judiciary Committee, appointed by the co-chairs
Position 8: a practicing attorney with significant experience in the ethical obligations involving child custody cases, appointed by the Judiciary co-chairs
Position 9: a member of the Children's Committee, appointed by co-chairs
Position 10: a person appointed by co-chairs, Children's Committee
Status: Thomas Weissmuller, Pawcatuck