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Resource ID: #12197
Subject: Divorce
Source: CQ Researcher
Date: Jan. 13


CQ Researcher reports that a "tragic incident fired off a warning to judicial systems around the country: Legal battles involving children must not be allowed to drag on for years. The concern is all the greater because skyrocketing illegitimacy and divorce rates are leaving an increasing number of children under the control of the courts.... In trying to help embattled couples resolve custody problems, domestic court judges must deal with a wide range of new circumstances..." Includes a summarized chronology from 1700s to date of child custody/support legal status/decisions

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