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Family Advocate, the quarterly news-and-feature membership magazine of the Section of Family Law, addresses current family law topics and provides useful how-to articles in every issue. For more than 20 years, mental health professionals, judges, family lawyers, and their clients have turned to Family Advocate for practical information and advice on handling increasingly complex cases.

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Featured Issue: Volume 38, No. 1 (Summer 2015) A Handbook for Clients Visitation / Parenting Time [or whatever you call it]


This issue of Family Advocate focuses on the time separated or divorced parents spend with their children. The kinds of problems that may rise and how to handle them.

View the Table of Contents for a full listing of features and departments.

Read this issue online. (Section members only)

Publication Date: June 2015.  Buy issue.

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A Delicate Balance of Competing Interests

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