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Child Custody Laws

Child custody determinations are often the most difficult processes a divorcing parent will have to undertake. Splitting up a family unit and deciding where a child will live can be heart wrenching. Child custody laws differ somewhat from state to state, although federal law requires states to honor and enforce the custody laws of other states. "Can I move out of state with my child?" "How much time is the non-custodial spouse allowed to have, by law?" These questions are common and frequent. Custody proceedings, as well as residency requirements and other such regulations, change from one state to another.

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