Judicial panel recommends against equal-time parenting bill


A panel of legal professionals has turned thumbs down on a proposal that would force divorcing parents to share equal time with their children.

The Judicial Council has recommended against legislation considered earlier this year requiring courts to grant equal time if the divorcing parents couldn't agree on the amount of time to spend with their children.

The legislation, which never got out of committee, would have established a presumption that equal parenting time was in the children's best interests if the parents couldn't . . .


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