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Rule Impacts Report
2012 Table of Contents / Family Law
Comment ARFLP Rule 24
ARFLP Rule 49
ARFLP Rule 91
While the effective date is January 1, 2013, the Court adopted these rule amendments on an expedited basis.
Summary: These rule amendments address terminology changes contained in SB 1127, Chap. 309, Laws 2012. Please see the “Prefatory Comment to 2013 Amendments” for an explanation of these changes.
Impact: Some of the terminology changes are:
Legal custody = legal decision-making [prefatory comment]
Physical custody/parental visitation = parenting time [pref. comm.]
Grandparent visitation = third party rights [Rules 24 + 49]
Parenting time by a non-parent = visitation by a non-parent [Form 1]
Courts that print or electronically provide their own forms will need to revise Form 1 (limited scope representation) to conform it to the amendments.
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