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Custody laws unfair to fathers? Recent poll suggests it's time for a change.
You are not entitled to equal time with your children in a child custody dispute. There is no legal presumption of 50/50 equal time. This is the law as it stands in Georgia and throughout most of the United States. Meriwether & Tharp recently commissioned a study in Atlanta, Georgia that overwhelmingly suggests it may be time to reconsider this notion.
How is Child Custody Decided?
Father’s Rights Implications
M&T commissioned a study that was conducted by Cox Custom Research to evaluate this exact question and learn where the citizens of Georgia stand. Specifically, the survey asked:
"In the legal system, a legal presumption is a rule of law which allows a court to assume a particular fact is true unless proven false by a majority of evidence against it. In your opinion, should the state of Georgia pass a bill to establish a legal presumption that 50-50 Shared Custody is in the best interest of the child in a divorce case and that equal parenting time should be given to both parents?"
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The study was conducted by Cox Custom Research between October 7 and October 17, 2019, using an independent panel of over 1000 individuals supplied by Market Cube. The criteria for completes were that respondents be ages 25 to 64 that live in the greater Atlanta, Georgia metro area (as defined by county).
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Further reading on the subject and hire us - link out to Custody pages and Firm Overview
For further reading on this subject please read our pages on how child custody decisions are made, joint custody, physical custody, visitation & parenting time and father's rights.
If you have a child custody issue that you'd like to speak with an attorney about, please contact us (678-879-9000) for a free telephone consultation with one of our child custody lawyers.
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