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Public Hearing on Practice Book Revisions
Being Considered by the
Rules Committee of the Superior Court
On May 15, 2017, at 10:00 a.m., the Rules Committee of the Superior
Court will conduct a public hearing in the Supreme Court in Hartford for
the purpose of receiving comments concerning Practice Book revisions
that are being considered by the Committee. The revisions proposed
by the Rules Committee are posted on the Judicial Branch website
Pursuant to subsection (c) of section 51-14 of the Connecticut General Statutes, the Supreme Court has designated the Rules Committee
to conduct this public hearing also for the purpose of receiving comments on any proposed new rule or any change in an existing rule
that any member of the public deems desirable.
Comments may be forwarded to the Rules Committee by email
at Joseph.DelCiampo@jud.ct.gov or may be forwarded to the Rules
Committee at the following address and should be received by May
Rules Committee of the Superior Court Attn: Joseph J. Del Ciampo, Counsel P.O. Box 150474
Hartford, CT 06115-0474
Each speaker at the public hearing will be limited to five minutes.
Anyone who believes that they cannot cover their remarks within that
time period may submit written comments to the Rules Committee. If
written comments are submitted, ten copies should be provided.
Maryland woman files for divorce from husband, who has 2nd degree assault conviction for domestic violence. Four-day old infant plucked from her breast, as she begins 13 months in solitary confinement, now dead. Maryland woman added to Harford County's Ten Most Wanted List.
[Queue the Governors of New York State and Maryland.]
After six years of marriage filled with documented instances of domestic violence against her, Valerie Carlton divorced Russell Carlton in early 2006. They have one daughter, Winnifer Hope Carlton "Winnie".
About one year later, Mr. Carlton was awarded sole custody of the child after trial. False testimony was allowed into the record. Positive reports as to Valerie's character and fitness were considered to be "superficial" by the court.
For more information, take a look at the following link:
LETTER FROM PRIVATE ATTORNEY GENERAL, MR. MICHAEL NOWACKI SENT TO ALL MEDIA OUTLETS IN REGARD TO THE AT RISK CUSTODY RIGHTS OF ALL CONNECTICT PARENTS!
I am writing to your readers on a matter of great
urgency concerning a legislative bill which is going to the General Assembly
for a vote in the next ten days.
HB6387 was endorsed by 39 of the 40 members of the
Joint Committee on Judiciary on March 4, 2013.HB6387 is known as a “raised bill”—meaning that there was no “legislator
HB6387 is an omnibus bill—cleverly entitled A Bill
for Court Operations.Sounds innocent
enough on the surface?
HB6387 directly emanated from a public administrative
judiciary committee named the Family Commission --chaired by Honorable Lynda
Munro.The Family Commission is composed
of seven other Superior Court family judges, six lawyers, who voted on November
14, 2012 to send this language to the Chief Administrative Judge Barbara Quinn,
to submit to the legislature.
In short, the bill proposes that a Superior Court
judge, upon the motion of any party, would have the “judicial discretion” at
any time during the course of a divorce or post-divorce (even after a parenting plan has
been signed) to remove custody of a parent “ex-parte” without a hearing.
If passed by the General Assembly, parents, children,
grandparents, uncles or aunts could be stripped of their rights to the love,
care and companionship of family members, without any due process or equal
“Non-enumerated” rights of the governed are
protected by the Ninth Amendment of the Constitution—but only if you defend
these generic rights to life, liberty and property.
Judges should not be writing laws of
The Connecticut legislative judiciary committee is filled
with a super-majority of part legislators who engage in full-time legal
practices before the same judges who they are empowering.
If you oppose the constitutionality of HB6387, send
a letter to your State Senator and Representative to vigorously oppose this
clear and present danger to the “liberty” interests of familial association.
We have a nationwide problem that is growing by the minute.....Massive amounts of pending mental health bills in response to the recent school shooting in Newtown, CT. These bills do not address the root cause of this violent act and the many others that are taking place throughout our country. On top of this, these mental health bills, if voted in as law will strip our parental rights away and leave our children at risk for mental health abuse. The Newtown, Sandy Hook mass murder suicide has placed Ablechild’s work into the national spotlight. We need to be ready to further our efforts, spread our critical information far and wide and need your help in this endeavor.
Ablechild has written to the Connecticut Chief Medical Examiner requesting the toxicology report of the school shooter and we have launched a national campaign to educate lawmakers to ask the one question that has yet to be answered: “Was this incident yet another linking psychiatric drug use to our nations school shootings?” Our national campaign needs your voice by signing our petition to compel a release of Adam Lanza’s medical and toxicology recordsand we are asking you to send this petition to everyone you know and ask these people to spread it even further. We need to have a huge impact!!!!
WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT A NEW ABLECHILD WEBSITE is on the way which will make it much easier for parents to navigate, access information and discuss various issues. We are building a new, simpler to use, virtual home, to ensure our message is not lost in the misinformation that is permeating todays media. Our goal is not only to be in today’s fleeting spotlight; but for us to remain a critical force on the national level. WE CANNOT ACCOMPLISH THIS WITHOUT YOUR SUPPORT!
Our message, work, and overall efforts go to ensuring informed consent and the right to refuse mental health screening and drug “treatment” for all our children. With your financial support, Ablechild can continue this important work which has directly impacted individual rights and helps us move mountains.
Please support us so that we continue to grow, further parental rights and ultimately protect our children. Hey, don't forget to check us out on our facebook page. Join the conversation, like, and share us.
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In a case where it appeared the Court intended to hand over full custody of children to a father, an alleged child molester, the attention of Fox News led to a complete reversal in the case. Mother appears in court and obtains full custody of her children. See more at the link below:
Patricia Sabato, a Newtown mother and advocate is campaigning to force Connecticut State Officials to release Adam Lanza's medical records. She hopes to obtain information regarding any psychiatric medications Adam Lanza may have been taking.
I myself have been very suspicious of how there is a news blackout regarding Adam Lanza's mental health condition even after extensive investigation by the Hartford Courant and PBS news.
For more information, see Hartford FAV article below:
The Connecticut Mirror reports that according to the National Governor's Association, Connecticut is among four states that have the highest number of babies born prematurely in the United States. Births sharply divided along racial lines:
Dr. James C. Black who was well known for writing vicious and damaging custody evaluations that harmed numerous protective mothers and their children, is now dead. He passed away at his home from a sudden illness on Saturday, January 19, 2013.
While I do not wish to rejoice over this development and the news of the death of another person is always cause for a somber moment, those of us he harmed can now breath a sign of relief. He will never hurt us or our children ever again.
Dr. Black was involved in the notorious Linda Wiegand case where the trial court refused to acknowledge that the childrens' father had been sexually abusing his children despite overwhelming evidence that they had been abused. At one point, Dr. James Black was appointed as the childrens' reunification therapist when they were ordered into the care and custody of their abuser.
It is always regretable for everyone concerned when an individual who has been working in an honorable profession, such as child psychiatry, fails to live up to its ethical standards and fails to protect the vulnerable clients he has sworn to serve.
As more details emerge regarding the use of fatherhood funding to persecute protective mothers and their children, I am sure we will hear more about the hurt and pain for which Dr. James C. Black was responsible. I can only hope and pray that now Dr. Black is dead his many victims can now find a measure of peace and begin to find ways to heal.
For more information, please click on the link below:
Jamey Bell, State Child Advocate, released today the Office of the Child Advocate (OCA) report, "12 Years of Child Gun Deaths and Injuries in Connecticut". The report draws from child fatality data from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner and child injury data from the Connecticut Hospital Association.
The report provides a look at the 94 Connecticut children aged 2 – 17 who died from guns during the last twelve years, including who they were and where and how they died, in order to inform policy makers seeking to prevent these deaths in the future. The data showed that the highest incidence of fatalities were in boys, aged 15 -17, and that almost half of the fatalities occurred in Hartford, New Haven and Bridgeport. Most of the gun deaths were due to homicides.
The report provides a similar look at the 924 children aged 0 – 17 who suffered gun-related injuries in the 12-year period. Of these 924 gun-related injuries, 88.3% occurred among boys, 94% occurred between the ages of 12-17 years, 61.6% of the gun-related injuries occurred to Black children, and 63% of the injuries occurred in Hartford, New Haven and Bridgeport.
The OCA urges policy makers to take into account that, from what is currently known, the circumstances of the deaths of the 20 very young children who died in the mass shooting in Newtown and the other 74 deaths are very different. Rather than mass shootings, the other 74 gun deaths, and the vast majority of gun injuries in Connecticut, are single incidents.
They also mirror the profile of child gun deaths and injuries across the nation: injuries to and deaths of children from guns are overwhelmingly among male adolescents 15 years old and older, and compared to their proportion of the population, they are disproportionately Black and Hispanic children.
For more information on this report, please click on the following link: