Interesting new research on importance (or not) of shared parenting

This new research from Oxford University looks at the impact of shared parenting on the outcomes for children whose parents are separated.  It is important because there are two Private Members Bills before the House that are seeking to make the presumption of shared parenting the default position in contact cases.  The research stresses that it is the quality of the relationships rather than the absolute amount of time spent with a non-resident parent that is key – something which our wise former colleague, Dr Emma Howarth told me at weekly intervals….

Family Law.

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