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The Psychology of Family Law$
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Eve Brank

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9781479865413

Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: September 2019

DOI: 10.18574/nyu/9781479865413.001.0001

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Child Custody, Visitation, and Support

Child Custody, Visitation, and Support

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(p.122) 7 Child Custody, Visitation, and Support
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The Psychology of Family Law
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Eve M. Brank

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NYU Press
DOI:10.18574/nyu/9781479865413.003.0008

One of the most contentious, and recently evolving, components of a divorce agreement involves custody of the children. And, this area of family law has been particularly influenced by psychology and other social science research. The guiding principle is that of the best interest standard, which requires an inquiry that goes beyond concrete legal rules that relies on psychological principles and often introduces psychological experts into the legal setting. Those experts can aid with custody arrangements and understanding the potential impact of the divorce on the children. Legal rules define and provide guidelines for financial child support. Finally, newer areas within the law of custody focus on grandparent involvement in their grandchildren’s lives and the newer area within family law of pet custody.

Keywords:   Best interest, Custody, Divorce, Child support, Experts, Grandparents

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