New Brazilian Law : Parental Alienation is Child Abuse

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New Brazilian Law : Parental Alienation is Child Abuse • This is a step into the right direction. Let’s hope that other countries will follow.

August 26, 2010

New Brazilian Law 12 318 defines and punishes parental alienation

by Father Knowledge Centre

Breaking news: Brazil has ratified a law that defines and punishes parental alienation as a form of child abuse

On the 26th of August 2010 the Brazilian Parliament has ratified with immediate effect a law against parental alienation. The law defines parental alienation as a form of child abuse. It provides Brazilian judges and courts with seven measures to deal with parental alienation. Amongst those are fines, contrary custody and/or care and residence decisions and care supervision orders.

Below you will find the text of this new Brazilian law in an English translation and below that the Brazilian original text.

Peter Tromp
Father Knowledge Centre Europe

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2 Responses to New Brazilian Law : Parental Alienation is Child Abuse

  1. Rick,

    Thanks for your comment. Let’s hope that there will soon be other nations that follow Brazil’s example.

  2. Rick Nischalke


    Wow, with all of the injustice and biased rulings in our court system, FINALLY something that really is “in the best interest of the children!” Praise God…

    My wife and I run a global ministry for families that have been affected by Parental Alienation called Keeping Families Connected. We see much more darkness than light on a daily basis, when helping the broken and hurting families that contact us with their stories of injustice and insanity in the courts.

    It is a rare and wonderful thing when we hear an encouraging report of the family courts doing the right thing for our children and families. Bravo to the individuals responsible for fighting this form of child abuse!

    We have several videos on YouTube, one of which is called “Parental Alienation – The Ultimate Hate Crime”. PA is a terrible form of child abuse.

    Thank you for sharing this article. I will be bookmarking this site when I leave. Keep up the great work!

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