I think that most judges understand that children require physical one-on-one contact with the absent parent.

It is absolutely essential for the legal system to evaluate every case on an individual basis in order to determine what the most beneficial custody situation would be, even if it sometimes goes against what is considered to be commonplace. After all, the final decision should always be what is truly in the best interests of the child.

It's an educational process that judges have to understand that in no way is this an appropriate substitute to actual personal involvement. But judges are called upon to make very difficult decisions in regards to relocation. ... And it is an option.

People are concerned that sometimes the courts move slower than the rest of society.