New Jersey parents may be interested in some research out of Sweden that may shed light on the best course of action regarding child custody issues. The study looked at the amount of stress that children in different custody arrangements faced, with surprising results.
As divorced New Jersey parents may know, co-parenting can be difficult after a relationship ends. However, it is in the best interests of the child for divorced parents to make an attempt to get along and keep the child as the primary focus.
Child custody laws generally instruct the courts on visitation rules, whether parents can seek joint custody and how to order custody. The courts must consider several factors to determine the custody of a child. However, parents may also create parenting plans for the courts to accept or request modifications.