“Children develop and mature at a faster rate when their survival depends on it”
That’s the headline and premise of the recent article by the Oregonian’s Steve Duin dated January 29, 2014. The post pertains to a recent custody case involving a five year old boy. Dunin writes, “At the end of the contentious hearing with the boy’s divorced parents, Kristena LaMar, a senior Multnomah County judge, appointed an attorney, David C. Gearing, for the 5-year-old. She asked him to report back by Jan. 24 with information that would help her decide whether the boy was better served living with his father, James J. Flowers, or his mother, Stephanie L. Cole.”
Read the full post online at The Oregonian.