Annotated Research Bibliography on Joint Custody

Annotated Research Bibliography on Joint Custody (By permission, from http://www.fathers4equality-australia.org/equalparenting/fathers4equality.nsf/files/ResearchforSharedResidence.doc/$FILE/ResearchforSharedResidence.doc) Adapted and added to by Peter Zohrab 2006-2012 http://peterzohrab.tripod.com/custbibl.html#Shared       Annotated bibliography.. 1 Shared residence is best for children.. 2 Joint residence reduces conflict. 4 Shared parenting saves marriages. 5 Best if relationships are maintained. 6 Meaningful relationships need shared residency. 12 Children […]

Share care at risk in family law overhaul

Nicola Berkovic - Legal Affairs Correspondence The Australian

A presumption in favour of equal shared parental responsibility, was introduced by the Howard government in 2006, in response to intense lobbying from fathers’ groups. Howard government reforms that enshrined shared care for mothers and fathers after separation could be unwound and the best interests of children taken into account when dividing property between their […]