In divorce, many parents find themselves in the middle of a custody dispute where women have traditionally been favored as the primary caregiver. But as women have begun to pursue careers and men have started to take a more hands-on role in the lives of their children, this tradition is beginning to change.

 Kelly Burris of Cordell & Cordell, P.C. spoke to Fort Worth CBS 11’s Melissa Newton about this changing dynamic, stating “There is still a leaning in the court system.  I think it is much more fair and equitable to dads than it used to be.  You have a lot more moms that work and dads that stay home.  If they really were primary or equally involved during the marriage, then they have a really good chance of getting either 50/50 or primary in trial or settlement.” 

 

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