AUTHORS: Contributing practitioners, judges, law professors, and mental health experts
This national publication covers all custody and visitation matters handled by the family law practitioner including:
* Every phase of a disputed custody or visitation proceeding * Effective use of expert witnesses * Substantive law of custody and visitation * Alternatives to traditional approaches * Practical advice on management of a case* Analysis of UCCJEA, PKPA, ICWA, and the Hague Convention on Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction
Topics discussed in Child Custody and Visitation Law and Practice include:
* Child custody mediation * Child abuse and custody * Rights of putative fathers * International enforcement of custodial rights * The effective use of mental health experts and child custody evaluation reports and custody determinations in light of the new reproductive technologies in custody-visitation disputes* Disputes between parents * Disputes between parents and non-parents * The role of child preference
First published in 1983.