Aug. 13, 2018-Violence and abuse could rebut a presumption for equal shared parenting

Domestic violence and child abuse are issues that proponents of shared parenting take very seriously. This is why a legally rebuttable presumption of shared parenting would exclude cases of violence and child abuse and differentiate high conflict from violence. Witnessing violence is a form of emotional child abuse, and all children under a rebuttable presumption would be afforded this protection.

Edward Kruk (2018): Arguments Against a Presumption of Shared Physical Custody in Family Law, Journal of Divorce & Remarriage, DOI: 10.1080/10502556.2018.1454201 at page 8.