Custody & safe visitation questions raised by Rams prosecution
Follow & like us
It was nice to run into Delegate Vanessa Atterbeary (D-Howard) in Annapolis
Court Watch was pleased to testify today in front of the Neshante
The Washington Post editorialized this week about the dangers inherent in judicial
Connect With Us
FOLLOW US ON TWITTER
Follow Court Watch Montgomery on twitter and keep updated.FOLLOW US ON TWITTER
JOIN US ON FACEBOOK
Get latest updates about Court Watch Montgomery on facebook.JOIN US ON FACEBOOK
BECOME A VOLUNTEER
Join hands with us and make a difference in the life of domestic violence victims.BECOME A VOLUNTEER
MAKE A DONATION
Your donations will help us expand & improve our reach.MAKE A DONATION
The Washington Post editorialized this week about the dangers inherent in judicial custody and visitation decisions. Lessons can be learned from the tragic death of Prince Rams.
Prince Rams was a 15-month-old boy who was killed by his father on his 4th unsupervised visit. Prince’s mother had begged a Montgomery County Circuit judge for supervised visits, but was denied.
Judges in Montgomery County do not always ask enough questions of domestic violence petitioners to fully ascertain the risks of unsupervised visitation arrangements. For example, few judges ask “Where was the child when the [domestic violence] incident occurred? Such information is important tounderstand the abusive parent’s level of caution and care around his or her children.