Tuesday, November 9, 2010

A Sad Story

Subject: A Sad Sad Story

Colorado Judge gives 7 year old right to decide custody.

A seven year old boy was at the center of a county courtroom drama yesterday when he challenged a court ruling over who should have custody of him. 

The boy had a history of being beaten by his parents and the judge initially awarded custody to his aunt, in keeping with child custody law and regulation requiring that family unity be maintained to the highest degree possible.

The boy surprised the court when he proclaimed that his aunt beat him more than his parents and he adamantly refused to live with her. 

When the judge then suggested that he live with his grandparents, the boy cried and said that they also beat him.

After considering the remainder of the immediate family and learning that domestic violence was apparently a way of life among them, the judge took the unprecedented step of allowing the boy to propose who should have custody of him.

After two recesses to check legal references and confer with the child welfare officials, the judge granted temporary custody to the Denver Broncos, whom the boy firmly believes are not capable of beating anyone.


Sue McPeak said...

He would perfectly safe with the Dallas Cowboys, too!

Pam said...
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Dogmom Diva said...

That is hilarious! Sorry for the broncos had me going girl:)

Anonymous said... really had me going on that one and I was all ready for a long comment. Thanks for the chuckle this morning! xo

Deanna said...


jp@A Green Ridge said...

I don't watch football so I could tell you who had a reputation for being beaten more...but it sure wasn't the creator of that story!!!!...:)JP)

Chatty Crone said...

You are so bad! lol


Intense Guy said...


You had me going there....