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September 25th Marks Ten Years Since Child Justice Was Incorporated

This month as we celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the incorporation of Child Justice, Inc, we reflect on the impact we have had in Maryland and beyond and look forward to continuing our work. For a decade, we have worked tirelessly to provide competent legal counsel and representation to non-offending protective parents and abused children to interrupt the cycle of …

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Free Dentistry Day Is Coming September 10

Saturday, September 10th is Free Dentistry Day, a day dedicated to providing access to free dentistry across the nation. Thousands of dentists across the United States come together in an effort to give back to the communities they serve, by providing residents with easily accessible, high-quality dental care for free. Those interested in receiving select Free Dentistry Day services simply …

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July News and Updates From Child Justice

June was a whirlwind and somehow, we are now headed towards the end of July. The kids will be back in school before we know it! We hope you are having a safe and healthy summer. Our highlight from the month of June was the unanimous United States Supreme Court decision in Golan v Saada, which held that a child’s …

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CJI Board Chair Daniel Campos Honored For Charitable Work With Child Justice

Daniel R. Campos, MBA, CRPC®, President and Financial Advisor at Campos Financial Group in Rockville, MD, received Honorable Mention in the 16th Annual Invest in Others Awards for his philanthropic contributions to Child Justice, Inc. The Invest in Others Awards recognizes the charitable work of financial advisors in communities across the country and around the world. Daniel joined Child Justice’s Board …

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June News & Updates – Child Justice Celebrates 10 Years Of Service!

May was a big month at Child Justice! It kicked off with a well-deserved Lifetime Achievement Award for Child Justice Founder and Executive Director, Eileen King, at the 2022 Battered Mothers Custody Conference! Read on to learn why Eileen started Child Justice nearly ten years ago. Then, we watched as Governor Hogan signed into law SB17, the bill that requires …

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United States Supreme Court Issues Unanimous Opinion In Hauge Convention Case Involving Domestic Violence and Child Custody

We are delighted that the United States Supreme Court unanimously held that a child’s physical and psychological safety is paramount in making decisions regarding the possible return of a child to his home country. On Wednesday, June 15, Justice Sotomayor delivered a unanimous opinion in Golan v. Saada, finding a court is not categorically required to examine all possible ameliorative …

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Post-Separation Abuse: A Concept Analysis, by Kathryn J. Spearman

Post-separation abuse can be defined as the ongoing, willful pattern of intimidation of a former intimate partner including legal abuse, economic abuse, threats and endangerment to children, isolation and discrediting and harassment and stalking. In this article published in the Journal of Advanced Nursing, Kathryn J. Spearman provides a comprehensive insight into the phenomenon and a theoretical foundation to inform …

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Law To Protect Children In Custody Cases Involving Child Abuse and Domestic Violence Signed By Governor Hogan

Monday, May 16, 2022 was a great day for Maryland’s children as Governor Hogan signed into law SB17 – Child Custody – Cases Involving Child Abuse or Domestic Violence – Training for Judges, a bill that requires judges and magistrates to have relevant training that will give them the necessary tools to assist them when hearing child custody cases involving …

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Child Justice Legal Director On ‘It’s Worse To Accuse Than To Abuse’

Child Justice Legal Director, Paul Griffin, was recently featured on a podcast with En(Gender)ed, giving his opinion on ‘It’s Worse To Accuse Than To Abuse.’As sourced from the article here:”On this episode, our guest is Paul Griffin, Legal Director at Child Justice, Inc., one of the few organizations in the country dedicated to ensuring a child’s right to be legally …