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Friday, March 16, 2012

IN Guidelines for Parenting Arrangements


EVANSVILLE — Indiana is revising its guidelines for determining parenting arrangements in divorce and paternity cases to include new concepts in handling situations in which parents can't agree.

The guidelines were first put into use in Indiana about 10 years ago and were based on a child-centered model used in Lake County, said Jeffrey Bercovitz, juvenile and family law director a the Indiana Judicial Center. There the term "parenting time" is used instead of "visitation" to emphasize the importance of both parents' roles in their children's lives.

"The ultimate goal is to try and keep conflict to a minimum," said Vanderburgh Superior Court Judge Mary Margaret Lloyd.

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You have some good guidelines. I find it's great when you can find a good Parenting Blog that has tips and advice from moms who have been there. Young Urban Moms is by far my favorite. You should take a look.

Posted by: Norma Fay | Mar 18, 2012 10:30:26 PM

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