Family and legal indicators of child adjustment to divorce among families with young children.

  title={Family and legal indicators of child adjustment to divorce among families with young children.},
  author={Marsha Kline Pruett and Tamra Y Williams and Glendessa Insabella and Todd D. Little},
  journal={Journal of family psychology : JFP : journal of the Division of Family Psychology of the American Psychological Association},
  volume={17 2},
This research used structural equation modeling to examine relations among family dynamics, attorney involvement, and the adjustment of young children (0-6 years) at the time of parental separation. The article presents baseline data (N = 102 nonresidential fathers and N = 110 primary caretaking mothers) from a larger longitudinal study. Results showed that the effects of parental conflict on child outcomes were mediated by paternal involvement, the parent-child relationship, and attorney… CONTINUE READING

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