Child Custody and Visitation Resource Links
ABA Custody Criteria Report
The American Bar Association offers this table with current custody criteria for all 50 states.
US State Department: International Child Abduction
This Web page is a US Department of State guide for people whose children have been parentally abducted and taken across an international border.
Children's Rights Council
The CRC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the idea that both parents should be involved in their children's lives; the CRC provides free drop-off/pick-up centers for custody transfers.
Human Rights Campaign: Custody
HRC's website provides information for gay and lesbian parents who are fighting for custody of their children.
Office of Child Support and Enforcement
The Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Administration for Children and Families helps to locate parents and enforce child support obligations.
National Electronic Child Support Resource System (NECSRS)
NECSRS is an Internet search engine that helps users rapidly access resources from the federal, state and tribal child support programs.
Legal Information Institute: Child Custody
Child custody overview and resources provided by the Legal Information Institute (LII) at the Cornell Law School.
Parents Without Partners
This international non-profit organization is devoted to addressing the needs of single parents and their children.
Medline Plus: Child Development
The US National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health provide this overview of child development.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Child Development
This CDC website provides information on child development and encouragement for positive involvement in children's lives.
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