Daniel says he has been in a custody battle with his ex-wife, Robin, for more than a decade. He says he’s fighting for custody of their 12-and 14-year-old daughters because he claims Robin’s home is unsafe for their children. He claims his daughters “don’t want to live with their mother” and run away from Robin’s home, and he’s just keeping them safe.

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Robin, however, says that Daniel has been “brainwashing” their daughters to hate her. And, she claims he “kidnapped” their daughters in the middle of the night and won’t return them to her -- a claim Daniel vehemently denies – even though she says there’s a court order for him to do so.

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In the video above, Dr. Phil has some strong words for Daniel.

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Advice For Parents In Contentious Custody Battle