NPO in the media

October 15, 2015. The North Attleborough Free Press, North Attleborough, Massachusetts, “Mass. Family Court Reform Bill Works in Kids’ Best Interest,” By Ned Holstein (National Parents Organization)

A bill before the Massachusetts Legislature (SB834 and HB1207) urges Massachusetts courts to act in the best interest of children by ordering shared parenting for children in most cases after parents separate or divorce. The legislation proposes a significant change, because, contrary to popular belief, most divorces currently result in sole physical custody to one parent. Local state Rep. Carole Fiola, D-Fall River, should be applauded for co-sponsoring the bill, and legislators on the Massachusetts Joint Committee on the Judiciary will have an important vote on this bill very soon.

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