A mother did not show poor judgment by taking her 11-year-old daughter to a concert by the singer Pink, and the decision can’t be used as fodder in an ongoing custody dispute with the child’s father, a family court judge has ruled.
The girl’s father contended that the Pink performance was age-inappropriate because of profanities in the singer’s lyrics, as well as sexually suggestive themes and dance performances. But Judge Lawrence Jones of the Family Part in Ocean County Superior Court denied the father’s request that the decision be afforded a negative inference concerning the mother’s parenting style. The mother “in no way, shape or form exceeded the boundaries of reasonable parental judgment in electing to take the child to the show,” Jones ruled.
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