Wednesday, February 18, 2015
A new bill introduced in the State House Tuesday will protect the child custody rights of servicemen and women who are deployed.
State Representative Tom Barrett says the courts should not be able to take away custodial rights without a hearing involving both parents.
Under the measure, no changes could be made while one of the parents is deployed. However, if the child is in danger, a judge will have the ability to override the restrictions.
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