Parental Rights

Alexander Dorsey and Stephen Barry hug outside the courthouse on Monday, July 27.(credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Judge Terminates Mom’s, One Dad’s Parental Rights In Case Of Kids Found In Freezer

A judge terminated convicted murderer Mitchelle Blair’s parental rights to her two surviving children, and also severed the rights of the father of the youngest child.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/27/2015

Proposed Law Would Block Sex Offenders’ Access To Kids

New child protection legislation is being considered by lawmakers in Lansing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/14/2012


Bills Could Significantly Change Mich. Paternity Laws

Legislation before state lawmakers would make a significant change to Michigan’s paternity laws.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/24/2011

Court Skips Child Custody Dispute Involving Women

The Michigan Supreme Court has refused to take an appeal from a woman who has been fighting for joint custody of three children born to her female former partner.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/26/2011

(WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey, File)

Mom Who Faked Son’s Cancer Surrenders Parental Rights

The Macomb County mother who faked her son’s cancer as a way to scam people out of money has given up her parental rights.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/15/2011

Maryanne Godboldo. (WWJ Photo: Stephanie Davis, file)

Standoff Mom: ‘Come Help Me, Obama!’

A 13-year-old girl taken by authorities late last month from her mother during a barricaded stand-off by police will remain in state custody.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/06/2011

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More Tests Ordered Before Judge Rules In Parental Rights Case

A psychological evaluation has been ordered for a Farmington Hills mother accused, then cleared, last year in the death of her husband.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/17/2011