It’s all about the best interests of the child.
This is the primary consideration in making any parenting order. It’s best to get legal advice about your individual circumstances and your relationship with your child and the other parent.
There is no blanket rule and no blanket assumption that you will get shared care.
Many factors are taken into account which can be assessed and you can get advice on in relation to your particular matter.
Care arrangements for your children have long-term consequences and lifelong effects for you and your child or children.


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