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LB 212: Change court-ordered parenting plan provisions of the Parenting Act

As introduced: With respect to court-ordered parenting plans, there shall be a rebuttable presumption that each parent is entitled to at least 45% of the annual parenting time, as measured by the number of overnights the child spends with each parent.

The burden of proof is on the party or parties seeking to rebut the presumption and must do so by a preponderance of the evidence.

The court shall provide written findings of fact and conclusions of law when entering an order that rebuts the presumption.

As Amended: N/A

Introducing Senator(s): Karpisek

Committee: Judiciary

Committee Hearing Date: February 6, 2013

Current Status: In committee

Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2013-2014: $10,000, the entire amount from general funds.  There is no fiscal note listed for FY 2014-2015

Voices for Children’s Position: Neutral

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