Response to Comments on Shared Parenting Presumptions

© 2013 By Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. Thanks for all your thoughtful comments about my Shared Parenting Presumption postings earlier this month. First, I’d like to clarify some of the effects of presumptions in a legal context, in response to some concerns. A legal presumption (like the criminal presumption “innocent until proven guilty beyond a […]

Thoughts on Shared Parenting Presumptions (Part 4/4)

© 2013 By Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. Legislating Shared Parenting   All states and provinces currently mandate significant parenting time for both parents, unless there are compelling reasons (domestic violence, child abuse, etc.) not to do so. It is universally seen as in “the best interests of the child.” However, mandating percentages of time has been […]

Can Borderlines Share Parenting? (Part 2/2)

© 2013 By Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. In my book published in July 2010 (Don’t Alienate the Kids!), I suggest that it is important for children to have two parents – especially to prevent child alienation which can lead to difficulties in adult relationships. This means shared parenting in separation or divorce, even with a […]