Promoting Shared Custody of Children After Divorce

More than 20 states in 2017 considered laws to promote shared custody of children after divorce

The every-other-weekend dad, born from two generations of soaring divorce rates, was once a conventional part of American culture. In recent years, more couples have been agreeing to parent after divorce as they did in marriage: collaboratively.

Now lawmakers are accelerating this trend toward co-parenting, with legislatures in more than 20 states this year considering bills that would encourage shared parenting or make it a legal… Read the entire article by Michael Alison Chandler on The Washington Post.