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Why Is Divorce So Stressful?

Why Is Divorce So Stressful?

It is a simple question, but the answer is complex.  However, by better understanding the underlying causes of stress, we can...

Father’s Day and Shared Parenting

Father’s Day and Shared Parenting

When my son was born, my father said, “You don’t really know what it means to be a human being until you’re a parent. Welcome to the human...

WA State 2017 Legislative Session

WA State 2017 Legislative Session

During the legislative session, all the legislators across the state are in Olympia five days a week for the entire session duration...

National Parents Organization’s Shared Parenting Report Card (2014)


Shared Parenting Plans in the News

6/22/18 – Fathers cry for children (Trinidad and Tobango)

5/23/18 – Parents, family lawyers cautiously optimistic about Divorce Act changes (Canada)

5/22/18 – Virginia Makes Family Court Reform History (Virginia)

4/27/18 – National Parents Organization Celebrates Landmark Kentucky Shared Parenting Law (Kentucky) 

4/27/18 – Americans For Equal Shared Parenting Organizes DC Rally, “Capital for Kids” on May 20th

4/27/18 – Promote shared parenting as norm in divorce cases

4/12/18 – State legislators return to Frankfort for final two days of General Assembly (Kentucky)

4/10/18 – Chicago Attorney Jeffery M. Leving to Testify in Springfield on Landmark Illinois Legislation to Provide Divorced Parents Equal Time with Their Children (Illinois)

4/6/18 – Legislature considers child custody, service dog bills as deadline arrives for Greitens committee (Missouri)

4/6/18 – Bills Headed to the Senate (Missouri)

4/5/18 – The National Parents Organization of Pennsylvania on April 4 announced it is organizing a rally on April 25 (Pennsylvania)

4/1/18 – Shared parenting beneficial for children despite conflict

3/26/18 – THE ESTABLISHMENT CREATES FATHERLESS KIDS (2014 study of 110 experts highlighted)

3/3/18 – Virginia considering shared parenting legislation (Virginia)

2/24/18 – The #1 Common Denominator About School Shootings: Fatherlessness. [Facebook required]

2/23/18 – 7 bills from Kansas lawmakers that could affect you (Kansas)

2/23/18 – FULL Judiciary Committee Hearing on Illinois HB 4113 Shared Parenting Bill (Illinois) [Facebook required]

2/23/18 – LEGISLATIVE UPDATE AND ACTION ALERT (Alabama)

2/21/18 – Show support for state parenting bill (Iowa)

2/17/18 – Special interests block reform to give fathers more rights

2/1/18 – Kansas bill could change child custody cases (Kansas)

1/25/18 – Shared parenting long overdue in Md. (Maryland)

1/5/18 – Maryland needs to bring its child custody policies into the 21st century (Maryland)

12/31/17 – Shared-parenting bills could reshape custody battles (Kentucky)

12/11/17 – More than 20 states in 2017 considered laws to promote shared custody of children after divorce

11/19/17 – Shared parenting helps children following divorces (Virginia)

9/3/17 – New research supports shared custody for children in divorce (Wake Forest University Study)

8/22/17 – Shared-parenting bill is a win for children and parents (Michigan)

6/20/17 – Required joint custody bill passes Michigan House panel (Michigan)

5/26/17 – After divorce, shared parenting is best for children’s health and development (50 studies)

4/12/17 – Kentucky Governor Signs Shared Parenting Law (Kentucky )

2/14/17 – National Parents Organization Urges Washington State Lawmakers to Move Shared Parenting Forward (Washington state)

8/28/16 – New custody law for equal time for dads begins today (Missouri) 

5/18/15 – Utah Shared-Parenting Law is National Model (Utah )

2015 – More States Considering Shared-Parenting Legislation