Suggested Safeguards and Limitations for Effective and Permissible Parenting Coordination (Facilitation or Case Management) in South Africa

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de Jong, M;
(2015)
  • Publisher: North-West University
  • Journal: Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal (issn: 1727-3781)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4314/pelj.v18i2.04
  • Subject: negative consequences of divorce on children | parenting plan | K1-7720 | facilitation | Law in general. Comparative and uniform law. Jurisprudence | case management | divorce | training and qualifications of parenting coordinators | affordability of parenting coordination | judicial review | directives | family breakdown | arbitration | limitations on parenting coordination | shared parenting | high-conflict co-parenting cases | best interests of children | unlawful delegation of judicial power | Children's Act 38 of 2005 | practice standards for parenting coordinators | problems with parenting coordination | Parenting coordination | advantages of parenting coordination | decision-making powers | alternative dispute resolution

With the advent of the Children's Act 38 of 2005 greater emphasis was placed on the importance of both parents' involvement in their children's day-to-day lives. An unintended negative consequence of an otherwise laudable shift in social policy which supported a shared ... View more