Shared Parenting


AL’s Shared Parenting Legislation Could Help Prevent Parental Alienation

With National Parental Alienation Awareness Day falling this week, two Alabama mayors once again made national news by declaring this week, April 23-29, National Parental Alienation Prevention Week – and wouldn’t it be wonderful if this could be the last Parental Alienation Prevention Week? Then, we could celebrate a much […]


KY’s Rep. Mills: Child Custody Change Helps Level Playing Field 2

Beginning in July, a new custody law goes into effect which will in some cases change the approach to “parenting time” in Kentucky. House Bill 492, which Gov. Matt Bevin signed into law on April 10, addresses the way temporary custody of children is divvied up between parents while permanent […]


Latest from Linda Nielsen: Parental Conflict, Coparenting, and Custody Arrangements

The following article addresses 4 questions: First, how much weight should be given to parental conflict and the quality of the coparenting relationship in determining parenting time—specifically with respect to children’s living at least 35% time with each parent in joint physical custody? Second, to what extent are low conflict and cooperative coparenting […]


Experts: Shared Parenting Can Reduce Domestic Violence

From the National Parents Organization: (Excerpts) International experts have concluded that shared parenting can help reduce domestic violence. At the 2015 International Conference on Shared Parenting, which included about 120 research scientists and other experts from more than 20 countries, participants concluded that “…shared parenting [after parental separation or divorce] […]


Equalized Parenting Can Bridge Pay Gap Among Divorced Or Single Moms

From the Parent Herald: Excerpts: Family experts and some legislators strongly advocated that an egalitarian approach to parenting is the most ideal concept for families who are in the middle of divorce or separation. Several studies also showed how shared parenting has become the most beneficial to children’s health and well-being in […]


St Louis Post-Dispatch Editors for Shared Parenting

Family law reform advocates are very happy to see the editorial board of the St Louis Post-Dispatch speaking out in support of shared parenting in “Putting dad back in the family picture following divorce.” Excerpts: Recent research … shows that a flexible shared parenting arrangement, with children spending approximately equal time with each […]