More money flows through the family courts, and into the hands of courthouse insiders, than in all other court systems in America combined – over $50 billion a year and growing. Through extensive research and interviews with the nation’s top divorce lawyers, mediators, judges, politicians, litigants and journalists, DIVORCE CORP. uncovers how children are torn from their homes, unlicensed custody evaluators extort money, and abusive judges play god with people’s lives while enriching their friends. Joseph Sorge, director of the eye-opening documentary, Divorce Corp. Joseph Sorge, director of this eye-opening documentary stops by for a conversation on the extent to which this issue touches the lives of millions of American families every day.
“Another winner… ‘Divorce Corp’, brings a critical look at the problems plaguing family court. A must-see.” – Jennifer Merin, Womensenews.org
“An audacious doc that explores how divorce in America became a $50 billion-a-year industry. At first we think, “It’s the lawyers, stupid!” But the director, Joe Sorge, targets the egregiously unregulated family-court system, with its conflicts of interest between lawyers and judges that wind up draining couples’ bank accounts. The film asks: Isn’t there something wrong in a system that hurts those who are already suffering?” —Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly
“Searing…extensively researched and persuasively argued.” – Colin Covert, Minneapolis Star Tribune