A father has won custody of his daughter after his former partner falsely accused him of sexually abusing their child. The man was investigated by police and social workers after the woman said her daughter had made "disclosures of sexual abuse". But Judge Jane Miller has ruled that the girl, now nine, should live with her father after concluding the woman's allegations were untrue.Divorces are ugly enough without women crying child abuse in order to get a more favorable settlement.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
A reasonable precedent
Automatically awarding custody to the father should be standard procedure any time the mother makes a false claim of child abuse during divorce proceedings: