Anyone familiar with our work in California knows that the Center for Judicial Excellence has remained steadfast in our commitment to protecting children’s rights in the courts.
We are honored to bring you the voices of children whose lives have been forever altered by the widespread corruption in America’s family courts. These young people are now speaking out- some for the very first time- about how they survived their respective ordeals. We believe that these “ambassadors of truth” are a force to be reckoned with. Their powerful first-hand accounts place the onus for the family court crisis squarely where it belongs- on the courts themselves.
Suraj was taken from his home in handcuffs at age 12 and could not see or speak to his Dad or other family members for 4 years, because of a court-appointed therapist’s lies to the court.
Rebecca was literally grabbed by the same therapist who forced her to “reunite” with her physically abusive Dad against her will, while other court-appointed counselors threatened that she might never see her Mom again if she didn’t cooperate.
Therapists Speak Out About Child Safety Concerns
CJE Board member and former California divorce court mediator Emily Gallup’s courageous whistleblower tale is documented in the movie Divorce Corp. Ms. Gallup sued her former employer, the Nevada County Family Court Services because she could no longer tolerate the judge and her supervisor threatening parents with scare tactics and pressuring her to harm families and break the law while performing her duties as a court employee.
Dr. Joyanna Silberg, PhD is the Executive Vice-President of the Leadership Council on Child Abuse & Interpersonal Violence. Her forensic practice specializes in child sexual abuse and she has served as an expert witness in 27 states.
Content Related to Family Court Therapist Janelle Burrill
The Attorney General’s Formal Accusation Against Janelle Burrill (2011)
CJE’s March 31, 2011 Press Release: Evaluator Janelle Burrill May Have State License Revoked
CJE’s August 4, 2010 Press Release: Outraged Parents Take Action Against Janelle Burrill
Video Production by Combridges & Richard Quinn Footage of Jennifer & Dr. Silberg, courtesy of Garland Waller’s No Way Out But One. Footage of Judge Gothard, courtesy of Dominique Lasseur’s Breaking the Silence.