Prof. Andrew Schepard Suggests That the US Look to Australia for Ideas to Smooth the Transition Out of Family Court Intervention

Andrew Schepard, Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Children, Families and the Law

In his Law and Children column for the January 29, 2013 edition of theNew York Law Journal, entitled “Looking to Australia: Community Responsibility When Families Separate”, Professor Andrew Schepard, writes that “The reorganization of family life is complicated, and no one measure can address the problems that the transitions of separation and divorce create for children, courts and communities, but a recent Australian innovation addresses those problems by providing access to services that ease transitions and encourage families to plan for their future without judicial intervention.”

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