Shared Custody Arrangements:
Pilot Interviews With Parents

2004-FCY-5E

APPENDIX A: SHARED CUSTODY PARENT INTERVIEW GUIDE

PART I—FAMILY HISTORY

This first part of the interview is to obtain some background information about you, your children and your former spouse.

PART II—ARRANGEMENTS AT THE TIME OF SEPARATION

These next few questions are about your living arrangement immediately following separation from your partner.

PART III—ARRANGEMENTS AT THE TIME OF DIVORCE

The next few questions are about the living arrangements at the time of your divorce.

PART IV—ARRANGEMENTS AS THEY ARE CURRENTLY

This next set of questions is about your current living/custody arrangements.

PART V—PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITIES

These next questions are about how you and your former spouse have shared the responsibilities of raising your children (aside from living arrangements).

That’s all the questions I have for you. Thank-you very much for participating in our research. Do you think you would like to receive a summary report of what the research tells us? If so, what address should we send it to? (It will be the fall before a report is ready).

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