We celebrate Independence Day on the 4th of July each year, but as a friend reminded me earlier it is not the date we honor but the many sacrifices, the grueling work and tremendous fortitude and intellect it took to create our independence from Great Britain. I can always count on my local hero Stephen
Families, children, veterans, seniors and really most citizens become vulnerable at one time or another, some becoming damaged by misconduct and forced into litigation. Does Judicial Oversight really Matter? Many need access to our courts to find justice but are unable to get the help needed as they either don’t have the financial resources or
Attorney Ashley Willcott is the lead child advocate in Georgia, better known as the Director of the Office of the Child Advocate. Please listen to part four in our series on the work of this important office and stay tuned for more on the changes coming to improve needed protections for our children.
The State of Georgia’s Office of The Child Advocate is leading the charge to improve safety for our children, which includes raising awareness for the need for open courts. Director Ashley Willcott joined Pro Advocate Radio to continue our series on the work involved at the state level, including the types of investigations that take
It’s an unfortunate title for this post, but it needs to be said that not all professionals are created equal. That goes for psychologists, for guardians or attorneys, and for judges, especially those managing and profiting from child custody and family conflict matters. Thankfully there are more and more professionals stepping into the spotlight to
Why Are Families Pleading with News Media for Coverage of Court Cases? Imagine you’re a TV news reporter and you see a press release – on a slow day – and decide to check out the scene at the courthouse. When you show up you find a cross-section of business people, grandparents, parents, neighbors, church
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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month but this is a topic worthy of focusing on every month. We hosted this show to help more learn more about what Georgia organizations are doing to improve services for those experiencing violence in our community. Domestic Violence Awareness is step one: what does this look and sound like and
Can Men Stop Violence? New show being planned on how men can make a difference in preventing violence against others who are vulnerable and in need of protection. Let us know if you would like to contribute, or send us your questions or suggested experts. ProAdvocateRadio.com #onPARtoEndDV
Stopping prescription drug abuse is a massive initiative that will take all of us talking, watching, teaching, intervening and holding accountable. Georgia’s Attorney General is working with schools, the healthcare community, coaches, parents, legislators and law enforcement to disrupt a trend that is causing the deaths of hundreds of our students across this state alone.