Science and custody…seems like a strange combination. However, the law contemplates that there will be scientific evidence introduced in a custody case. That is why a person undergoing a custody case needs to be aware of some important scientific issues impacting on their case.
The science of children: There are many scientific issues impacting on the child in the case. Research regarding developmental stages, psychological attachments, needs of children and the like area all scientific areas that one needs to be aware of.
Currently, two major schools of thought are relevant for your consideration. One is the fact that children are resilient and can handle frequent moves. The other school is that children need predictability and consistency and less frequent moves between houses. There are underlying scientific principles that every person should be aware of when undergoing a custody case because the judge’s view of this science makes a huge difference in your case.