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Surviving a Summer of Shared Custody

Juggling separate vacations with camp and daycare schedules can throw everyone off-kilter. Credit Getty Images For divorced moms and dads, sharing custody during summer vacation can be a challenge. Juggling separate vacations with camp...Juggling separate vacations with camp and daycare schedules can throw everyone off-kilter -- but these tips can help make sure your custody schedule doesn’t put a damper on summer fun.

Australia Rethinks Idea of Slicing Up Child Custody

"And the king said, 'Bring me a sword.' So a sword was brought before the king. And the king said, 'Divide the living child in two, half to the one, and half to the other.'" (1 Kings 2:24-25) Well, it seemed like a good idea at the time. Now ...Australia realizes that forcing kids of divorced couples to act as ping-pong balls might not be so bouncy and fun.

Massachusetts Fathers Fighting Custody Injustice or a Phantom Menace?

Brian Ayers, who has a child with his ex-girlfriend, is paying child support and fighting in court to get more time with his 14-month-old son. Credit: Nancy Palmieri
Many men across the country -- across the globe, really -- are fighting what the...

Report Criticizes Australia's Shared Parenting Law

A retired family court judge in Australia says fathers are not entitled to split custody of their children. Richard Chisholm says 50-50 custody often hurts kids. His 300-page report released Thursday criticizes Australia's shared parenting law a...


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