Children’s Bill of Rights in a Divorce
The best interest of the children means what a judge says it means, but courts go to extraordinary measures to protect a minor child. For example, in many jurisdictions the judges tacitly or explicitly consider what is called "Children’s Bill of Rights" in contested custody decisions.
Here is a list of a Children’s Bill of Rights, which are considered in all custody decisions to be in support of the best interest of the children:
While the language may vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, the logic is clear:
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