Kentucky fans of the television show "Bachelor in Paradise" are likely familiar with the story of Amanda Stanton's engagement to Josh Murray, which occurred on the show. Ms. Stanton shares two children with her ex, and he has now filed a petition to modify the child custody and child support orders that are currently in place.
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Kentucky parents who are going through a divorce may not know that there is a push for child custody law reform in several states. Traditionally, courts have favored mothers when it came to awarding physical custody, with fathers being relegated to visitation schedules. Some states, however, are now realizing that shared parenting may be of more benefit to the children.