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Who Gets Custody

One of the biggest questions in a child custody case is "Who will get custody and visitation rights?" The answer to this crucial question can be complicated with a lot of factors coming into play, but there are some general guidelines and considerations that come into play when child custody is decided upon. Choose a link from the list below to learn more about how a family court arrives at a child custody ruling. This section has a look at common factors a family court will consider in making a custody determination and how a child's best interests are determined.

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