Some Arizona lawmakers hope to ban controversial court-ordered reunification camps

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — Some Arizona lawmakers are looking to ban a controversial treatment meant to re-establish a bond between a child and an estranged parent.

Judges can order families into these therapies, referred to as “reunification camps,” but they are outlawed or limited in California and Colorado.

Adam Venetis said he hasn’t seen his three kids in almost a year. He said ever since his ex filed for divorce three years ago, things have been rough for his family… more


Proposed Arizona bill would allow older teens to have a say in custody when their parents divorce


PHOENIX – A bill introduced to the Arizona State Legislature would, if passed, allow some kids to have the final say in deciding which parent to live with after they divorce.

The bill, HB2642, was passed overwhelmingly by members of the Arizona State House, and it is now in the State Senate. The bill is sponsored by Republican State Representative Shawnna Bolick, and under the bill….read more