Grazzini-Rucki Family v. United States Supreme Court

Posted on January 29, 2014


Courts must have the ability to undo injustice as readily as it inflicts it” — Attorney Michelle Lowney MacDonald.  This statement is at the heart of the recent filing of the attached US Supreme Court of the United States, Washington, DC 20543 , file no.13-7486.    The attached Petition  reads that Families “  …are more disposed to suffer, while the evil is sufferable, than to right themselves by stopping the system to which they are accustom.  But with this long train of abuses and usurpations, it is their right, and duty, to proceed to hold courts accountable for their orders; and to provide new safeguards for future security, which this Court can do…

As with many families in court, the “temporary” custody order in the Sandra Grazzini- Rucki’s case resulted in a total deprivation, not simply a decrease in her parenting time, or in the closeness of her  relationship with her children,  Nico, Samantha, Gianna, Nia and Gino Rucki.  That’s why attorney Michelle MacDonald filed with the United States Supreme Court, Washington, DC…



Petitioner, Sandra Grazzini-Rucki, parent of Nico, Samantha, Gianna, Nia and Gino Rucki respectfully petitions for a writ of certiorari before judgment to review a decision of the Minnesota Court of Appeals denying the writ of mandamus, prohibition or injunction to vacate a “temporary” custody order in a non-parent, that seized Petitioner from her home, property and children, prohibiting all contact with them, with threat of incarceration purportedly using Minnesota divorce laws, Minn. Stat. §518…  “

Download Writ [link]: Grazzini-Rucki Writ David L Knutson

Writs issue in those rare cases that demand its unique “capacity to “… cut through barriers of form and procedural mazes.”Harris v. Nelson, 394 US 286,291 (1969).   The situation in family courts literally cries for attention, as [the United States Supreme Court] has provided definitive guidelines for child custody, which state courts ignore.  There is national, public concern over the fact that children are shifted by courts from parent to parent, and from one family to another, while their parents or other persons remain allowed to battle over their custody in the courts over and over.