Shared parenting after divorce: lessons from Australia – Halsbury’s Law Exhange

Posted February 20th, 2012 in children, custody, divorce, news by sally

“The recent Government Response to the Family Justice Review has at its centre an entitlement to a legally binding presumption of shared parenting. Legislation in favour of shared parenting would represent the greatest change to the Children Act since its creation in 1989. Arguably, the proposal represents a levelling of the playing field, addressing a perceived imbalance in the treatment of parents post-separation, to others it is a legislative minefield detracting from the primary consideration – the child.”

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Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 17th February 2012