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THE RIGHT TO PARENT

27February
2011

Most people would agree that the right to direct the upbringing of one’s children is both constitutionally protected and part of the basic understanding of what it means to be a parent. Yet what are the implications of this “right to parent” when custody and parenting time decisions are made in court by a judge? This was the topic of an informal Town Hall that was convened when I attended the 2011 Sedona Conference of the Arizona Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts. The assembly of judicial officers, court staff, behavioral health professionals, and attorneys identified some critical considerations. http://www.azafcc.org/pdfs/AzAFCC%20Town%20Hall%20Right%20to%20Parent.pdf


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