Senate passes equal parenting time bill


The Kansas Senate on Tuesday approved a bill that would force divorcing parents to share equal time with their children.

The chamber voted 39-1 to approve legislation requiring courts to grant equal time if the divorcing parents couldn’t agree on a temporary parenting plan.

The legislation establishes a presumption that it's in the children’s best interests for "fit, willing and able" parents to have temporary joint legal custody and share in . . .


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