Post Tagged with: "child custody"

“Equal Time Parenting” Bill Defeated In Senate Committee

by / on April 27, 2010

A proposal to split child custody equally after a divorce failed to get out of a legislative committee Tuesday – likely ending its chances of passage this year.

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State Democrats Hold Back Republican Measures, For Now

by / on April 15, 2010

Democrats in the state legislature put the brakes, at least temporarily, on two high-profile political measures Thursday. Both measures are Republican touchstones.

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“Equal Time” Parenting Legislation Get Softened, Moves Forward

by / on March 29, 2010

An “equal time” parenting bill sought by non-custodial parents – mostly dads – stayed alive this week in the Tennessee legislature. The proposal moved out of a key subcommittee, but with an amendment that softens it.

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Subcommittee Asks For More Information For “Equal Time” Parenting Bill

by / on March 9, 2010

Lawmakers asked for more information Tuesday, as they debated a measure that would split child custody fifty-fifty for parents in a divorce. The bill’s sponsor says he’s dubious of what the statistics will show.

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Debate Continues On Parental “Equal Time” Bill

by / on March 2, 2010

Legislation meant to give divorced fathers “equal time” with their children will spend another week in a Tennessee House subcommittee before being brought to a vote.

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