Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Friday, June 21, 2013

Lawsuit Against Family Law


“The entire family-law system is unconstitutional,” Newdow told SN&R. “It deprives people of their rights to their relationships with their children.”

In 2005, 2006 and 2007 Newdow informed the speaker of the Assembly of his intent to file suit under California Code of Civil Procedure Section 526(a), which allows taxpayers to file grievances against government waste.

“You waste incredible amounts of money,” said Newdow. “People spend millions of dollars—literally—on individual cases that should be going towards the family.”

The complaint names as defendants California Superior Court Judge James Mize, Presiding Judge Eugene Balanon, State Attorney General Edmund Brown, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and state Controller John Chiang.

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Very interesting post, thanks for sharing. I would love to discus this with a lawyer in Edmonton and see what he has to say about it.

Posted by: staceybeck01 | Jun 21, 2013 7:34:13 AM

Newdow is a cynic who obviously is very jaded toward our modern family law system.

Posted by: Tulsa Divorce Lawyer | Jul 22, 2013 8:26:15 PM

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