Child Custody “Morality Clause” Reversible on Appeal…

Child Custody “Morality Clause” Reversible on Appeal…

In honor of June 9th, we wanted to remind everyone that the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals overturned a trial court’s ruling that “a morality clause [restriction on overnight, romantic guests] is ‘always in the best interest of the child[ren].'” Rather, the appellate court held that “restrictions on a parent’s conduct must be tailored to the specific facts of each individual case. The record contains insufficient evidence to demonstrate that the [parent’s romantic] conduct was indiscreet and had a detrimental effect on the children and that the restriction imposed was necessary to protect the children from further harm to their well-being.”
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