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Friday, November 16, 2012

Fathers' Visitation in England

From BBC:

Separated fathers are to gain the legal right to spend time with their children unless they are likely to harm them.

The changes to access laws were announced in a letter to MPs from the Children's Minister Edward Timpson.

The letter says both parents should have the chance "to play a positive role in their children's lives when it is safe and in their best interests".

The 2013 change is seen as unnecessary by legal experts, but welcomed by fathers' rights groups.

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I knew a friend in a similar case, and was able to go back to visit their child. It seems important that if a person has a child in another country to be able to be a part of that child's life.

Posted by: Family Law Salt Lake City | Nov 16, 2012 8:17:20 AM

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