• Petitioned Texas Commission on Judicial Conduct

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Texas Commission on Judicial Conduct

Permanently remove Judge William Adams from the bench.

    1. April Gunn
    2. Petition by

      April Gunn

      Mount Berry, GA

In 2004, Judge William Adams beat his then-sixteen-year-old daughter Hillary with a belt, hitting her at least seventeen times, while her mother stood by and watched, even stepping in to hit the girl herself. During the beating both parents berated and screamed at the girl, who sobbed hysterically and repeatedly begged them to stop. Her father threatened her during the beating as well, saying he would hit her in the face if she didn't turn over on her stomach and take it. There was a camera hidden in the room at the time, which captured the entire beating.

By the time Hillary felt safe enough to come forward about her abuse in 2011, it was too late to file charges against her parents. Judge Adams got off with a warning, and in November 2012 was allowed to go back to the bench, presiding over family court.

Convicted or not, there is video evidence that this man is a child abuser, and he should not be allowed anywhere near family court. If this treatment is considered acceptable for his own children, what does he consider child abuse? Please sign this petition to urge the Texas Commission on Judicial Conduct to permanently remove Judge Adams from the bench. If you still aren't convinced, go to http://youtu.be/Wl9y3SIPt7o and watch the video for yourself, and then decide if you're willing to stand by and watch this man not only get away with abuse, but sit in judgment over other parents.

PLEASE BE ADVISED: This video is not safe for work, is not appropriate for children, and could be triggering for survivors of abuse.

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    • Robert Moya SAN ANTONIO, TX
      • 10 months ago

      The comments I speak are out of frustration and truth. My comments are to make a valid point to the court rooms and venting from almost ten years of not being able to be a father to my daughter due to a bunch of hearsay and lies.

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    • Robert Moya SAN ANTONIO, TX
      • 10 months ago

      I must also add that the Judge seems to be taking his frustration out on his daughter and it is probably work related. The Judge wanted to be elected to be in this position, so now there is no backing out. You wanted the stress you deal with it. No one said being a good provider or a Judge was going to be easy; you should not bring your work home with you and use your frustration to alienate and intimidate your loved ones. He should be more professional and not hide behind closed doors. I wonder what happened to the little girl when they found out this was being recorded? We will never know. We know now what type of man he is and I hope he did not do worse to her. I see control and fear in this video and this is exactly what my ex-father in law put my ex-wife and his family through. I have seen it first hand and it frustrates me that my ex-in laws still came out on top. Some people are really good at playing the game and washing their hands clean from any bad slate or act that may not have been caught.

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    • Robert Moya SAN ANTONIO, TX
      • 10 months ago

      My ex-wife falsified our divorce papers by saying I was abusive in our relationship. I signed divorce paperwork desperately to get out of our marriage. She did not tell me she had placed information that I was abusive and I signed the paper work and refaxed it back to her. She came from an abusive background and was the aggressor in our relationship. Because she is a female of course Texas Law is always going to take the woman's side. This is important to me because I feel bamboozled now by the State of Texas, they took my rights away and now give me 2 hours to spend with my Daughter (supervised). I have plenty of people who can support me in my cause to fight for my daughter, but I can't stand when Judges make decisions without doing their own Due Diligence. The Judge handling my case did not even listen, I did not appear in court because I had an ex-wife trying to manipulate everything so that I could not attend my hearing in order to make me look bad. I am considering putting in my own petition against the Judge who does not allow me to be a father to my own daughter. The Judge states she is only watching out for the children, but yet I do not even see the Judge visiting or spending quality time with my daughter. I felt like I was some sort of trophy for the court system and they were pleased to make an example out of me. Watching this makes me wonder if these parents have been watching the news. This is exactly why we have kids today shooting up schools and Universities. I bet this child cannot wait to leave this home environment. I would never talk to these people ever again. I came from a poor environment and I never went through any of this as a child. Some man recently shot his step son to death for playing video games to loud. I work hard to make the world a better place and work hard for the community. I belong to a benevolent organization and do a lot for the children to put smiles on their faces. A child should not have to go through this type of behavior. If the Judge wants to try to intimidate me like he does his own daughter, I would love to see him try it.

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    • Deonca Williams JERSEY CITY, NJ
      • almost 2 years ago

      Let him go get a fast food job or a job at the non-unionized discount stores. They will force his ass to work overtime and lock the doors, then he can start beating anyone he wants with the belt. Better yet a free one way ticket south of the border in a factory might work too.

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    • Daniel Jarrett BELLEVUE HEIGHTS, AUSTRALIA
      • almost 2 years ago

      because child abuse insults my very being, knowing that there are people like this bloke is just so stupid and inntolerable

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