Access/Visitation Issues

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Access, also called ‘visitation’ or ‘parenting time,’ refers to the time the children spend with the parent that they do not live with.

The test that the court uses to make decisions about custody and access of children is called ‘the best interests of the child,’ where the children’s needs and well-being are always the most important factors. The judge must decide what is best for the children, not what is best for the parents.

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