Definitions for "child custody evaluation"
a court-ordered evaluation to assist parents and the court in determining a parenting plan that addresses the children's best interests
an assessment of the children and parents that the courts may use when making child custody or child visitation orders when there is a dispute among the parents
an evaluation that considers the psychological factors affecting the best interests of the child by focusing on the parenting capacity along with the psychological and developmental needs of each involved child
Keywords:  wrenching, gut, process
a gut wrenching process