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    two major historical eras when it came to child custody law. The first era which lasted about 200 years, made decisions about children using divine law (Mason, 2012). The ideal family not only reflected the political balance between men and women, but also the political economy (Mason, 2012). In this first era, fathers were see as the “head” of the house hold and was in charged of everyone living under his roof (Mason, 2012). This was because children and wives were viewed as property to the husband (Kelly, 1994; Costanzo & Krauss, 2010). The people that would be considered as children that lived in a house hold would include slave children, indentured servants, children of orphaned relatives, and of course natural children (Mason,…

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    Child Custody Case Study

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    CHILD CUSTODY I. THE COURT ERRED IN GRANTING EQUAL TIMESHARING WITH FATHER. Child Custody is regulated by §61.13, Fla. Stat. Under §61.13(3), Fla. Stat. are listed the factors that the court should consider in granting custody in a child custody presiding and the relevant factors in this case are: The demonstrated capacity and disposition of each parent to facilitate and encourage a close and continuing parent-child relationship ..., The length of time the child has lived in a stable,…

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    Personal Injury Litigation In Child Maltreatment, Child Custody, and Parental Fitness Tori M. Kelly BS, CJ Argosy University, Chicago Abstract: Forensic assessment of personal injury litigation in cases of child abuse, custody, and parental fitness is critical in ascertaining the scope and validity of any consequent mental, emotional, and/or behavioral illnesses. To that end, this discussion will examine the role of the independent medical examiner, specific psycholegal…

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    definitely be a factor in child custody and visitation. My main reason for feeling this way is not to punish the parent or guardian, but solely for the safety of the child. According to this week’s lecture, the risk of children being abused is higher in a domestic violence home. Also 30 to 60 % of domestic violence abusers also abuse children. (Black, 2015, Slide 17) I also think a domestic violence history should be a factor in child custody and visitation because the right measures and…

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    Child Custody Cases

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    The reoccurring issue about child custody cases has been an evolving issue since ancient times. The history of child custody begins as children, as did women, were viewed as property. They were there as a laborer, an economic asset to the man, or father. Over the centuries, children soon lost the view as an asset and more of a child, a being in need of love and nurture. A question stands out however, even through the centuries of evolution for custody, who stands in having the right to…

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    Essay On Child Custody

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    Gaining Custody For Fathers Is Still An Uphill Battle Although there has been a wide increase in successful movements which have aimed towards removing the gender-based factor which is taking into consideration with child custody, it is clear that there is still a large gap between the number of mothers who are given child custody when compared to the number of fathers who are given child custody. In California, the courts no longer base anything off of the presumption that children will have a…

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    Child Custody Laws

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    The goal with child custody is to create a lifestyle most beneficial for the child, but these lines are never distinct. Some children benefit from different custody forms than others, even though the path may look like the best thing for them. Custody Laws are nowhere near perfect, and when involving a young child's life they need to be as perfect as they can. One improvement that can be done in Child Custody, is promoting mediation before going to court. Mediation is where parents work…

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    of where a child stays and who they are taken care of has been an important issue surrounding our younger generation since the beginning of time. Unlike adults, children are delicate and susceptible to any type of changes made around them; because of this, it is important for children to have good quality of care and opportunities for learning, adequate nutrition and community support for families, to facilitate positive development of cognitive, social and self-regulation skills (Gewirtz &…

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    cent of marriages can be expected to end in divorce. When divorce occurs this affects the child in many different ways depending on their age. These effects often start with stress, depression and may eventually lead to lifelong psychological problems. The way in which the situation is handled changes the degree of problems which the child will encounter. There are 5 main reasons for divorce. These consist of getting married for the wrong reasons , such as for money or lack of individual…

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    Legal Parent Adoption

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    responsibility and control over a child’s life. They also have custody over the child. A legal parent is tasked with the responsibility of making decisions affecting the child on physical care, education, and control over their daily activities. A legal parent is required by law to support the child financially. In most states, an individual who isn’t a legal parent has no right to making any legal decisions on matters concerning a child. Even in cases where the individual resides with the child…

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