File Code: Family Law
- Sponsored By:
Delegates McConkey and Schuler
Children - Joint Legal Custody and Equal Parenting Time - Preference
Requiring a court in specified child custody proceedings to first
consider an award of joint legal custody and physical custody for
approximately equal periods of time for each parent; authorizing a
court that does not find that award appropriate to order a disposition
it finds appropriate for the circumstances; and providing that the Act
does not preclude the court's consideration of other provisions of
law, including provisions providing protection from domestic violence.
Legislative date is used to record
history occurring in the Chambers
otherwise Calendar date is used.
- First Reading Judiciary
- Hearing 3/4 at 1:00 p.m.
- No Action
- Delegate Tony McConkey, District 33A
- Delegate Todd Schuler, District 8
Bill indexed under the following Subjects:
- Child Custody
- Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans`; etc.
- Family Law -see also- Adoption; Annulment; Divorce; etc
- Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Bill affects the following Statute:
- Family Law
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- Bill Text:
Third Reading, Enrolled
- Fiscal and Policy Note: