Friday, January 29, 2010

Call to end shared custody: Chisholm report

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The Chisholm report angered men's rights groups, who believe shared parenting is working well for the vast majority of couples that enter into the arrangement.

That view is supported by a separate 400-page Australian Institute of Family Studies review of family law, also released yesterday, which found overwhelming public support for the idea of shared parenting. More than 80 per cent of people surveyed said they supported shared parenting.

Whitby dad lost kids

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AUSTRALIAN DIVORCE BLOG

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“Today was a big day in family law. Today Commonwealth Attorney-General Robert McClelland released three reports into how the 2006 children's amendments to the Family Law Act have worked in practice, including how the Family Law Act  responds to issues of violence and abuse.”

Australia Releases Family Law Reforms Evaluation

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“But it’s worth remembering that while the evaluation found that for an important minority equal care time was a serious concern, for children where there’s no violence or abuse, equal care time was found to work well.”

Mother charged in daughter's abduction

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Article by Burwell Casts Parental Alienation as Occasional Trash-Talk

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