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Virtual Parents: How Virtual Visitation Legislation Is Shaping the Future of Custody Law

@article{Welsh2008VirtualPH,
  title={Virtual Parents: How Virtual Visitation Legislation Is Shaping the Future of Custody Law},
  author={David T. Welsh},
  journal={Journal of Law and Family Studies},
  year={2008},
  volume={11}
}
  • David T. Welsh
  • Published 2008
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Law and Family Studies
  • Following Michael Gough’s divorce in 2002, his ex-wife wanted to move to Wisconsin with their four-year-old daughter. Michael’s work obligations kept him in Utah, yet he longed to sustain a significant relationship with his daughter in spite of the distance. Gough, a computer security specialist, arrived at his custody hearing with two laptops and demonstrated to the court how easy-to-use video conferencing technology could connect him over the internet with his daughter at minimal cost. Though… CONTINUE READING
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