Parental Alienation (PA) allegations can result in serious and long-lasting consequences for the parent and the child. The phenomenon of PA has been acknowledged and endorsed by family courts across the United States and internationally. Nevertheless, misinformation regarding PA theory continues to be published in journals and books. This propaganda of misinformation (and at times, disinformation) threatens to compromise court outcomes.
This program will give you the details about the extent and magnitude of the propaganda of misinformation about PA and provide you with the tools to rebut and debunk the misinformation in litigating cases involving PA.
Key topics to be discussed:
Parental Alienation and its underlying scientific support
Is there a difference between alienating a child and protective gatekeeping?
Recurrent Misinformation Regarding PA
Difference between Misinformation and Disinformation
Debunking Propaganda of Misinformation and Disinformation in Court
Date / Time: February 6, 2024
Ashish Joshi | Joshi Attorneys + Counselors
Ashish Joshi is the owner and managing partner of Joshi: Attorneys + Counselors. He serves as the lead counsel in high-stakes, complex family law and divorce cases, focusing on issues related to intimate partner violence, parental alienation, child psychological maltreatment, and international child abduction. He has counseled and/or represented clients in state and federal courts across the United States and internationally, including in India, United Kingdom, Canada, Luxembourg, Hong Kong, British Virgin Islands, and China.
Mr. Joshi has been admitted to the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States, state bars of New York, Michigan, the District of Columbia, and Gujarat, India. Mr. Joshi serves as a senior editor of Litigation, the flagship journal of the ABA’s Section of Litigation. He is a contributing author to Parental Alienation: Science and Law (Charles C. Thomas, 2020) and author of Litigating Parental Alienation: Evaluating and Presenting an Effective Case in Court (ABA, 2021).
I. Parental Alienation and its underlying scientific support | 4:30pm – 4:50pm
II. Is there a difference between alienating a child and protective gatekeeping? | 4:50pm – 5:10pm
III. Recurrent Misinformation Regarding PA | 5:10pm – 5:30pm
Break | 5:30pm – 5:40pm
IV. Difference between Misinformation and Disinformation | 5:40pm – 6:10pm
V. Debunking Propaganda of Misinformation and Disinformation in Court | 6:10pm – 6:40pm