Shared custody
  |   Family Law

What is Shared Custody?

Shared custody is the joint arrangement for the residency, visitation, care of and communication with children from a separated relationship. Funnily, it’s a term no longer used in the legal profession, although it still exists in the mainstream media and public domains. These days, we tend...

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03 Mar 2015
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Switched at birth
  |   Family Law

Babies Switched at Birth

It would be a nightmare situation for any parent – giving birth to a healthy baby, taking it home from the hospital, nurturing and caring for it, falling in love with it . . . only to find out later that they were sent home with the wrong child....

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24 Feb 2015
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Foster carer
  |   Family Law

A Foster Carers’ Legal Rights

Foster care is the term used for the system in which children are placed into the private homes of state-certified caregivers, referred to as foster parents. The placement of the child is usually arranged through the government or a social services agency in each state. Being...

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19 Feb 2015
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