Jewish Telegraph BETH Alexander, the Manchester mother at the centre of a tug-of-love case in Vienna, has lost her appeal for custody of her four-year-old twins.[...]
Beth’s case is now being handled by Martin Preslmayer, who told the Jewish Telegraph yesterday that it was extraordinary a decision had been reached so speedily when appeals normally take three to four months.
He said: “The case is finally closed but Beth has the right to open a new custody case and the strategy [this time] will be different.
“Hopefully, this time she will be treated better.
“It is quite unusual that some judges not even working on that case intervened with the relevant judge in the first instance. That is information I have gained from the client but not been able to check.
“What also seems strange is that so many lawyers suddenly withdrew their power of attorney from the case without reason. [For further reading on this subject click here]
“It is unusual that some decisions took such a long time and some others, especially those not in favour of Beth, were actually issued within a couple of days.”
Dr Preslmayer added that he would be seeking a new psychologist’s report on the children.
The others seen by the court he described as “very, very questionable”. [...]