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Shared parenting is about sharing responsibility for children - parents collaborate to do what is in the best interests of the children. Often, when parents are collaborating and sharing ...

Shared parenting is about sharing responsibility for children - parents collaborate to do what is in the best interests of the children. Often, when parents are collaborating and sharing responsibility, children will spend substantial time with both parents but shared parenting is not measured by the amount of time children spend with each parent.

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  • Equal shares Parenting Responsibilities Are there reasonable grounds to find a parent has engaged in a child abuse or family violence No Yes Presumption of Equal Shared Parental Responsibility applies Presumption of Equal Shared Parental Responsibility does not apply. The court must regard he vest interest of child in making such parenting order. Court needs to consider whether equal time is In child’s best interest Reasonable practicable No yes Court must consider making order for equal time Court must consider whether substantial time is In child’s best interest yes Court must consider making order for substantial and significant time Reasonable practicable No Court must have regard to best interest s of child in making such parenting order as it considers appropriate Section 61B of the Family Law Act contains the following definition; “parental responsibility, in relation to a child, means all the duties, powers, responsibilities and authority which, by law, parents have in relation to children This flow chart provides basic information only and is not a substitute for a professional or legal advice . It is prudent to obtain legal advice from a family lawyer. See Aussie Divorce for more information on children matters. To find a family lawyer that you can trust click here