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Day: October 3, 2017

October 3, 2017

What Does “Best Interests of the Child” Mean?

Parents involved in custody actions are eager to know how a judge will decide custody of their children. The Nebraska Parenting Act provides that the paramount concern in any decision regard custody, parenting time, or other child-related issues is what is in the minor child’s best interests. This standard is simply known as the “best interests of the child” standard. It is a child-focused approach to making decisions that affect the well-being of the child. Nebraska law provides a non-exhaustive list of factors that a court may consider when determining what is in the best interests of the child. For
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