Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl

This is the story of a three-year-old girl and the highest court in the land. The Supreme Court case Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl is a legal battle that has entangled a biological father, a heart-broken couple, and the tragic history of Native American children taken from their families.

When producer Tim Howard first read about this case, it struck him as a sad but seemingly straightforward custody dispute. But, as he started talking to lawyers and historians and the families involved in the case, it became clear that it was much more than that. Because Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl challenges parts of the 1978 Indian Child Welfare Act, this case puts one little girl at the center of a storm of legal intricacies, Native American tribal culture, and heart-wrenching personal stakes.


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Legal Firms Changing

I know that Lakes Legal Limited is different to other legal service providers but getting that message across to potential clients is no easy task. I needed a different approach to marketing to ensure that my business stood out from my competitors.

The traditional approach to marketing adopted by most law firms did not fit with the ethos of Lakes Legal Limited. I didn’t want to frighten potential customers with horror stories. I wanted to help and inform potential clients.

So, as well as using a range of marketing tools such as social media and advertising in local newspapers, I write and publish informative articles. The aim of these articles is to highlight areas of interest and provide a solution for common concerns. The solution provided always comes with alternative ideas for the reader – how to do it yourself and how Lakes Legal Limited can assist you.

Lakes Legal Limited also adopt a novel approach to fees which is entrenched in our marketing. Unlike other law firms, we charge a standard set price and also publish our prices so our customers know exactly what it is going to cost from the beginning.

Identifying the weakness of our competitors has given Lakes Legal Limited the edge when it comes to marketing.

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A Poem From Daddy

A POEM FROM DADDYThe moment you came into this world
your cry was for me the sweetest word.
I used to hold you in my arms
singing gently till sleep comes.
I used to drive away all fear …
Made you feel safe when I was near …
I was the first to see you walk …
I was the first to hear you talk …
When “papa” came out of your mouth
I was the happiest man from north to south …
I used to feed you milk in a bottle.
I was a poney and you sat on my saddle.
I was a plane, an animal, or even a train …
Just for your laugh I did things insane …
I used to tell you stories before “goodnight”
Whenever you were sad, I made everything right…
We made drawings of you, mom and dad.
I thank God for the good times we had!
We bought flowers, sweets and presents for mummy
made cards for her with love like honey …
We played music and sang and danced.
From all we did, this is just a glance …

A glance of the past … Now I am far away …
Not being able to see you every day …
I’m now not able to show you my love
to share with you sweet moments like the ones we used to have …
So now my child what else can I say?
I hope you are well, only this is what I wish and pray …

@Cyprus Fatherhood Initiative 12/06/2013

Garda are acting as agents of the state

We need more and more people fighting this kind of basic failure of the garda, (An Garda Síochána).

It is not about beating up on the garda for no good reason.

Its about getting the garda to be and act as garda again, (i.e. the protectors of the people and upholding the common good) and not agents of the state.

The garda oath is to the constitution, the people and the law.

Now the garda are acting as agents of the state and not agents of the people, and they can no longer claim to be part of the communities they serve.


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