California Assembly Passes Bill That Allows Multiple Parents

Posted by | August 29, 2012 11:33 | Filed under: Top Stories

And why not, given the number of custody battles.

The bill, introduced by State Senator Mark Leno (D-San Francisco), would give judges in custody hearings the authority to recognize three or more parents if it’s best for the child’s health and welfare.

“We live in a world today where courts face the diverse circumstances that have reshaped California families,” said Leno in a statement. “This legislation gives courts the flexibility to protect the best interests of a child who is being supported financially and emotionally by those parents. It is critical that judges have the ability to recognize the roles of all parents, especially when a family is in distress and a child’s security is a concern.”

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By: Alan

Alan Colmes is the publisher of Liberaland.

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