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David Hodson on International Family Law: "The government has just introduced equal shared care"

Date:9 NOV 2012

International Family Law Practice by David Hodson

David Hodson

On Tuesday 6 November 2012 at 2:36 AM according to timing on an e-mail from the Department of Education the UK Government announced its response to the consultation regarding amendments to the Children Act 1989 on the question of parental involvement in the lives of children at a time of parental separation.

On Tuesday 6 November 2012 at 4:06 PM at the Principal Registry of the Family Division in a hearing between two litigants in person at which I was the deputy district judge the father announced proudly and assertively that the government had just introduced equal shared care.

In just 13 1/2 hours (including the wee hours of the night when most family lawyers were...

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