Parental Alienation 

Brooklyn Parental Alienation Attorneys

Compassionate Advocacy for Parental Alienation Matters in New York

Most divorcing couples are on the same page about at least one thing: They want to minimize the impact of their divorce on their children. Unfortunately, some parents try to undermine these efforts by attempting to alienate their child from the other parent.

If you suspect that you are the victim of parental alienation, Arnel Law Firm is here to help. We can promptly investigate the situation and fight to protect your relationship with your child. Our Brooklyn parental alienation attorneys know how to handle these complex and contentious situations with care. We are ready to advocate for you.

Call 718-550-3024 now to get started with a free consultation.

What Is Parental Alienation?

Parental alienation syndrome (PAS) is used to describe a parent’s efforts to negatively affect their child’s relationship with the other parent.

Parental alienation often involves:

  • Speaking negatively about the other parent in front of the child
  • Making up lies about the other parent
  • Encouraging the child to spend less time with the other parent

In many cases, parental alienation is intentional, but sometimes it is simply the exposing of children to one parent’s hostility toward the other.

Warning Signs of Parental Alienation

Parental alienation is a complicated topic with many variables. The court will attempt to discern whether allegations of parental alienation are genuine.

You may be the victim of parental alienation if you notice:

  • Your child is moody around you or refuses to talk to you
  • Your child requests to stay with the other parent
  • Your child speaks highly of their other parent but talks badly about you
  • A significant change in your relationship with your child

Advocating for Your Parental Rights in Child Custody Disputes

If you are being affected by parental alienation, it is in your best interest to retain an attorney rather than try to handle the situation alone. Accusing the other parent can start a fight and only make things worse.

Our parental alienation lawyers in Brooklyn can petition the court on your behalf. In some situations, it may be necessary to appoint a forensic expert, such as a psychologist or psychiatrist, who can diagnose PAS and testify in court. We may request a more tightly structured parenting time order – possibly including supervised therapeutic visits – that prevents further alienation and provides you increased access to the child. In some cases, we may advocate for a change of custody to help remedy the situation.

Call 718-550-3024 or contact us online. We also represent clients in Manhattan and Queens.

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