Skip to comments.Woman Defies Order To Give Child To Ex-Partner [Miller Now Evangelical Christian]
Posted on 01/01/2010 3:59:14 PM PST by Steelfish
Woman Defies Order To Give Child To Ex-Partner Parental abduction charges possible after she and daughter vanish
Lisa Miller [Pic in URL] and her 7-year-old daughter are missing after failing to show up at the home of Miller's ex-partner as part of a court-ordered custody agreement. A woman at the center of a complex dispute with her former lesbian partner defied a court order to give up custody of her 7-year-old daughter Friday, and police said she could face parental abduction charges.
A Vermont judge had ordered Lisa Miller to turn over daughter Isabella to Janet Jenkins at 1 p.m. Friday at the Falls Church, Va., home of Jenkins' parents. Miller did not show up with the girl, according to Fairfax County, Va., police and Jenkins' Vermont-based attorney.
"She's very disappointed, obviously," said Sarah Star, Jenkins' lawyer. "She's very concerned about Isabella and asks that if anybody sees Isabella, that they please contact the authorities."
The Jenkins family called police after Miller failed to show, and a detective from the department's child exploitation unit is investigating, said Officer Tawny Wright, a Fairfax County police spokeswoman.
If police believe a crime has been committed, they will obtain a criminal warrant charging Miller with parental abduction, and at that point officers would begin searching aggressively for the child, Wright said. For the time being, she said, the case remains a civil matter.
Miller and Jenkins were joined in a Vermont civil union in 2000. Isabella was born to Miller through artificial insemination in 2002. The couple broke up in 2003, and Miller moved to Virginia, renounced homosexuality and became an evangelical Christian.
When Vermont Family Court Judge William Cohen dissolved the couple's civil union, he awarded custody to Miller but granted liberal visitation rights to Jenkins.
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I don’t normally support lawbreakers, but....good for her.
In a way, this should serve as a lesson to all those Gay marriage supporters. Be careful what you wish for.
Yeh, don’t worry...If I see her...I’ll report her....I mean, really I will...really....
I too DON’T recommend civil disobedience. But if I did, I would be willing to shelter this woman and child in the underground railroad. God’s law trumps Caesar’s.
Go Lisa! Go!
“Yeh, dont worry...If I see her...Ill report her....I mean, really I will...really....”
Me too! May even slip the mom a couple of bucks to help with gas. :)
I would recommend dragging that child molester judge off the bench and out into the street to be hanged... but, I'm on the other side of the continent...
The lawmakers who make bad laws are just as stupid!
Where do we find such lunatics?
Me either; but in this case; don’t give that little girl back. We all know the judge is nuts and this wrong.
I don’t think they’ll see the point until a biological father demands the child be taken away from a lesbian or biological mother taking a child from the gay father.
Where could they go to be safe?
And does she have a legal defense fund?
How many women?
Good — resistance to ytrants is obedience to God. As a responsible mother, she has acted to protect her child. The judge — and the state — are WRONG, and should be disobeyed.
We always scream about legislating from the bench, yet this judge was just interpreting law that was enacted by the people of the state for which he serves. The people at fault here are the two ladies and the idiots that enacted this law. I too would support this lady in civil disobedience, but you can't blame the judge. He's bound by the legislature's actions as long as they don't run contrary to the state's constitution.
THis simply confirms that homosexuals to not reproduce, they recruit.
The mother has a biological attachment to this child, the lesbian lover of the mother has exactly zilch. The judge who ordered such visitation is simply an idiot.
Would you drop off your minor child at the home of anyone with whom you were engaged in custody dispute? Not on your life. If the former lover wants visitation let then come to some supervised location and time. Period. Becuase the likelihood of the Jenkins woman grabbing the kid and running back to Vermont is very high.
If this is true, PRAISE GOD. Foolish laws should be ignored, circumvented or disobeyed. The organization is to be congratulated and supported. Oh, but they can expect to catch h#|| from Liberofascists at every level of government.
I would also agree with you in a sane world, but now the laws are administered with the vale off of justice and we are now using feelings verse laws and those feelings change with the wind, so it is now time for civil dis-obedience. This would be a great case for a community to stand against tyranny.
I’m sure she’ll get lots of support here, but Miller is a fool. She will be caught, she’ll be thrown in prison, and not only will her former partner get the child, but Miller will never spend another moment alone with her. Best case scenario for Miller will be supervised visitation.
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