CHILD ISSUES AND PARENTING
CHILD'S TIME WITH EACH PARENT

 

What is Shared Care or Equal Time

 

Equal shared parental responsibility is not equal time or “shared care”. 

The 2006 changes to the Family Law Act 1975 did not provide for the parents to have “shared care” or for the Child to spend “equal time” with each parent. 

The Court will make a decision as to the time a Child will spend with each parent based on what is in the “best interests of the Child”. 

In certain circumstances the Court is required to consider whether a Child should spend equal time with both parents. 

When considering whether equal time is appropriate the Court will consider whether a shared care arrangement is practical. 

If it is not appropriate for a Child to spend equal time with each parent, then the Court must consider a Child spending substantial and significant time with a parent. 

 

 

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