Post Tagged with: "divorce"

“Equal Time Parenting” Bill Defeated In Senate Committee

April 27, 2010 at 4:51 pm

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.

State Democrats Hold Back Republican Measures, For Now

April 15, 2010 at 5:25 pm

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

“Equal Time” Parenting Legislation Get Softened, Moves Forward

March 29, 2010 at 5:40 am

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.

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

March 9, 2010 at 7:12 pm

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.

Debate Continues On Parental “Equal Time” Bill

March 2, 2010 at 7:51 pm

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.

Bill Could Give Divorced Parents Equal Time with Children

March 1, 2010 at 5:47 am

A proposed Tennessee law would give the child of a divorced couple equal time with each parent. It’s attracted moms and dads on both sides to attend a state House subcommittee meeting Tuesday.