This book discusses current trends in child custody law from the perspective of divorce cases, using empirical research to support its conclusions and findings. Topics include mediation and conflict resolution, mental health services, and education.
Using historical analysis, case studies, and other social science methodology, this book looks at the issues and trends involved in domestic violence child custody cases, with an aim toward developing effective legal strategies. Topics include "Historical Origins of the Fathers' Rights Movement," "Gender Bias in the Courts: Implications for Battered Mothers and Their Children," and "Parental Alienation Syndrome."
This link provides direct access to the unofficial and unannotated sections of the South Carolina Children's Code dealing with child custody and visitation as made available on the South Carolina Legislature's website.