updates and News

July 16, 2019

Collective Memo of Concern to: WHO about "Parental Alienation"

The World Health Organization is considering the addition of “parental alienation” (PA) as a “caregiver-child relationship problem” in ICD-11.
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July 16, 2019

DV LEAP And 16 Other Non-Profits File A Groundbreaking Brief!

With the help of Freshfields attorneys, DV LEAP along with 16 other non-profits were able to file a groundbreaking brief with the NY Court of Appeals.
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June 20, 2019

A DV LEAP Client Has Been Granted Cert In Front Of SCOTUS!

Thanks to the excellent advocacy of our pro-bono partners at Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP, a DV LEAP client has been granted certiorari from SCOTUS.
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June 20, 2019

Latest Appeals Case Update: Thank you, Pillsbury For All Your Help!

DV LEAP is delighted to announce a favorable outcome on appeal in another international parental abduction case in which the mother fled an abusive father.
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March 15, 2019

The Reason Why Our Work is Important: A DV LEAP Client Story

Click here to read the story of one of our clients. This case will be going to oral argument - giving us a chance to bring justice.
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June 20, 2019

DV LEAP's Legal Director, Joan Meier, featured in Reveal News Episode

Click here to listen to the latest Reveal News episode, Bitter Custody, which focuses on family courts and "parental alienation."
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April 1, 2019

Actress and Advocate Abigail Spencer becomes DV LEAP's Ambassador

DV LEAP today announced Actress and Advocate Abigail Spencer as their first-ever Goodwill Ambassador. Click here to learn more.
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March 13, 2019

DV LEAP joins the Victim Legal Network of DC (VLNDC)

This network is way for DV LEAP to help even more clients in Washington, DC as well as support other local legal service providers.
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