A warning: false allegations can backfire


There was a worrying case in yesterday’s Mail Online. A mother has disappeared with her child after the court awarded residence to the father. The Mail article can be viewed via the link below:

Mother goes on the run with son, three, after losing bitter custody battle – and judge accuses her family of helping her hide

Why had residence been granted to the father? The mother had made false allegations intended to frustrate contact. In essence, she’d put her own desires before her child’s best interests. The brief details in the Mail article would suggest this underpinned the court’s judgment. Continue reading A warning: false allegations can backfire