Parental Alienation by Solicitors and Advisors

Lawyers are a necessary evil in any custody battle. Their function is to win for their client, regardless of the outcome for the child. They may even suggest their clients do things which promote Parental Alienation in order to fabricate material for use in court, such as getting the child to write down negative thoughts about the other parent.

Winning can involve negotiating an agreement based on their knowledge of the Judge’s preconceptions and what they think can be achieved rather than making a full case and testing the court.

Because they work closely with other family court professionals, they develop relationships which they may put above the interests of their client. Behind the scenes compromises are often made in order to suit the professionals’ view of what the outcome should be. Despite directly influencing the court, they avoid culpability whilst maintaining their professional reputation.