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Diagnosis: Little league parent syndrome.

April 1, 2017
D.W . Plaintiff v. M.W. Defendant, Docket No: FV-15-1025-16, 2016 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 2684

The mother, who had custody of children, sought to keep the father from his son’s little league games due to inappropriate and public “criticism and disparagement” of the coach’s decisions. The court held that developing character is an important part of little league baseball and that “little league parent syndrome” could impair the interest of all children involved. The court directed that both parents were to follow all league rules concerning parental conduct.


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