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Bill Would Change Custody Rules

Bill Would Change Custody Rules

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A bill that would allow joint physical custody of children following a divorce has been introduced in the South Dakota legislature.

Senator Dan Lederman of Dakota Dunes says his bill would give judges more latitude in deciding custody cases…

 

Lederman says current law diminishes the role of one parent…

 

Lederman says the changes have been under discussion for several years, and now the bar association has joined him in backing the bill…

 

The bill will be heard in the Senate Judiciary Committee next week.

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