bird-nesting
A custody arrangement in which the children of divorcing parents stay in the family home and the parents take turns living there with them, usually sharing time equally. The parents each have their own place to live when not in the family home with the children (or, occasionally, alternate living in a second home).
Category: Divorce & Family Law → Divorce, Child Support & Custody

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