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January 28, 2018. Wichita Eagle, Kansas, “Divorcing Parents Would Get Equal Time by Default Under Kansas Bill,” Quotes Will Mitchell, National Parents Organization of Kansas

Divorcing parents who don’t agree on custody would share time with children equally by default – unless a court finds clear evidence that they shouldn’t – under a Kansas bill.

Similar measures are cropping up in states across the country as part of a push to promote involvement by fathers and co-parenting.

Proponents say the measures are better for children. They point to research showing benefits for children raised by two parents. But critics contend creating a presumption of equal time discourages parents from reaching their own agreement.

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