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Unformatted text preview: from allowing a father to spend an overnight with an infant, and sometimes even curtailed overnights with a child under the age of five. That was consistent with the best interests of the child, according to the old school of jurisprudence. The father's rights were less important than the child's need for an undisturbed bonding experience with Mom. Courts are now incorporating the latest research into visitation guidelines, requiring parenting classes for all divorcing parents of minor children, and appointing parenting coordinators (usually mental health professionals) to settle child-related disputes to reduce litigation...
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This note was uploaded on 11/04/2010 for the course ENG 12345 taught by Professor Gaines during the Spring '10 term at Grand Canyon.
- Spring '10