Blog Posts Tagged with kids in divorce
November 5, 2015 at 8:32 PM EST
Legislation that would require courts to award joint custody in divorce cases is being criticized by trial judges and family-law practitioners as being ill-conceived and not in the best interests of Michigan children.
House Bill 4141 would mandate that trial courts order joint custody unless there is clear and convincing evidence that a parent is unfit, unwilling or unable to care for the children.
Trial judges assert that HB 4141 eliminates their discretion in custody and parenting-time cases, while...