Monthly Archives: June 2016

Best Interests of the Children, Part 2

Best Interests of the Children, Part 2 By Sandy Balick{4:00 minutes to read} This is the 2nd of 3 posts on the “best interests of the child” standard by which courts address child visitation and other parenting issues.

In Part 2, we’ll touch briefly on what’s involved when the courts, in their traditional role as part of the custody determination process, are called upon as arbiters of the children’s “best interests.” These interests comprise a list of considerations evolved by the family and matrimonial courts over the years as reflected in their reported decisions. Continue reading