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Child Support and Parenting Time: Improving Coordination to Benefit Children.

Publication Year: 
2013
Corporate Author: 
United States. Dept. of Health and Human Services. Office of Child Support Enforcement.
Fact Sheet
Page Count: 
4

Spending positive time with both parents promotes child well-being and is associated with better child support outcomes. Unmarried parents do not have systematic access to assistance in establishing parenting time orders, so state
and local child support programs have sought to address this service gap. This fact sheet highlights states and counties
that coordinate the establishment of child support orders and parenting time agreements. Family violence safeguards
are always a critical component when addressing parenting time. (Author abstract)