Just when you thought (anti) “family court” could not possibly get more bizarre, along comes this story:
Mom Jailed for Baptizing Daughter without Father’s Permission
Judge Claims Mom Acted in “Bad-Faith Disregard”
“I’m scared…I don’t see how [jailing me] is in the best interest of the family.”
– Kendra Stocks
A North Carolina judge threw a mother in jail for seven days for having her daughter baptized without the father’s presence and consent.
Kendra Stocks of Charlotte, N.C., will report to jail Friday to begin her seven-day sentence after District Court Judge Sean Smith ruled in March 2017 that she acted in “bad-faith disregard” and was therefore in contempt of court for having her daughter baptized without consulting Paul Schaaf, the child’s father, according to Fox8. Stocks’ sentence is based on a previous custody battle between her and Schaaf, to whom the court gave final authority on all legal decisions…
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