​​​​Friendly Parent Provisions and Exceptions for Domestic Violence

By National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges

Published: April 16, 2019
Resource Type: Current Legislation

​​This chart summarizes state statutes that include a "friendly parent" provision in their best interest factors, favoring parents who promote a relationship between the child and the other parents. It also indicates whether the provision has an exception for domestic violence.


Resource Center on Domestic Violence: Child Protection and Custody.


1-800-52-PEACE or 1-800-527-3223
Email : info@rcdvcpc.org


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