An “insensitive” father banned by the courts from seeing his children has been warned by a judge not to type his emails to them in capitals – because it looks like he is shouting.
The Israeli father was fighting in the High Court for direct contact with the boy and girl, aged 13 and nine, after a collapse in their family relationship.
His marriage to their mother had broken down and a protracted legal battle has seen them moved back and forth between England and Israel.
Mrs Justice Pauffley said attempts at contact in the UK had proved “nothing short of disastrous”, with the girl distraught throughout one session.
And the police had become involved when the father tried to take the children outside during a supervised meet-up at a rabbi’s home.
The children also felt that their father’s emails to them – written sometimes exclusively in capitals and others in large fonts – were “equivalent to him shouting”.… Read the rest