March 18, 2013

Child Custody and Support

Deciding Factors in Awarding Child Custody

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What are the main child custody options?

Are mothers or fathers more likely to be awarded custody?

Is the child’s preference for one parent or another considered?

What happens when one parent tries to undermine the child’s relationship with other parent?

What if a parent is having nonmarital sexual relations?

Can gay parents be awarded custody?


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Issues Surrounding Visitation | Setting Guidelines for Child Support
Adjusting Child Custody Arrangements or the Amount of Child Support