Family Law Legislative Update 2015 - 01-23

Here's the latest.

The expected child custody legislation has not yet been filed.

The Rape Survivor Family Protection Act has been filed in the Senate (SB 78).  It was introduced in 2013 and 2014; both years it passed the Senate and died in Judiciary in the House.  The text of the bill is not yet available.  The synopsis:  "Excluding as a father of a child, for purposes of specified provisions relating to the paternity of a child in a guardianship or adoption proceeding, a man who has committed a specified sexual crime against the child's mother; requiring a court to consider a specified statement when making a specified finding; prohibiting a court from requiring publication of specified information under specified circumstances; etc."

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