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Part II: What is enmeshment and how can it affect child custody?

As regular readers of our Ann Arbor legal blog know, we recently published a post on enmeshment – the family dynamic in which personal boundaries and identities become blurred. Enmeshment can make it difficult – if not impossible – for a child to develop their own sense of self because they are focused on “feeling” the emotions experienced by their mother or father.

Ann Arbor attorney Joshi featured speaker at annual Parental Alienation Study Group conference

A few years ago, a dedicated group of legal and mental health professionals formed the Parental Alienation Study Group, an international, not-for-profit organization that wants to help the general public, mental health clinicians, forensic practitioners, attorneys and judges understand parental alienation. PASG is also busy developing and promoting research into the causes of parental alienation, as well as prevention, evaluation and treatment methods.

Attorney Joshi called upon by BBC to explain parental alienation

Parental alienation is a phenomenon in which one parent tries to turn the couple's children against the other parent. These extraordinarily difficult divorce and child custody cases put courts to the test here in Michigan, as judges, lawyers and even family members struggle to make sense of disturbing accusations – though false and unfounded – made by a parent and child against the other parent.

Ann Arbor Observer profiles attorney Ashish Joshi

For more than 40 years, the Ann Arbor Observer has been keeping its readers in touch with the people and places that make our city an easy place to love and a hard place to leave. Our law firm was recently honored when the Observer included a detailed profile of owner and managing partner Ashish Joshi.

Tax changes will alter divorces and spousal support in 2019

We have seen it happen here in Michigan at the start of every new year: people decide that they have given their marriages enough second chances. For many, the holiday season served as a final attempt to salvage the relationship, but now that yuletide has passed and the lights and tree have been taken down, it’s time to start not only a new year, but a new phase in life.

Part II: Court-appointed guardians in parental alienation matters

Regular readers of our Ann Arbor legal blog know that our previous post dove into the legal complexities of parental alienation in divorce. In the Michigan Family Law Journal, attorney Ashish Joshi wrote that parental alienation cases involve “an unjustified campaign of denigration against a parent, often referred to as the 'target parent.'"

Part I: Court-appointed guardians in parental alienation matters

Some of the most difficult cases in family law involve parental alienation. A recent article in the Michigan Family Law Journal by attorney Ashish Joshi notes that "parental alienation is an unjustified campaign of denigration against a parent, often referred to as the 'target parent.'"

Top Ten Things to Remember in International Divorce

Ashish Joshi recently presented at Michigan's premier 2-day family law conference on the topic of international marriages and divorce. With the ever increasing employment mobility, immigration, refugee asylum cases or just cross cultural relationships, international issues rise more and more frequently in family law. Whether's it's the choice of right forum (for example, marital assets are distributed very differently in England compared to America) or the issue of child custody (for example, custodial preferences are very different in India compared to America), international family law cases require strategic thinking. To learn more about Lorandos Joshi's international family law practice, visit us at www.lorandoslaw.com/Family-Law/ or email us at [email protected]

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