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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?" Many factors come into play when answering this crucial question. But there are some general guidelines and considerations that come into play when the court decides on child custody.

Choose a link from the list below to learn more about how a family court arrives at a child custody ruling. This section looks at the common factors a family court will consider in determining custody and the child's best interests. Below you can also find links to helpful FAQs.

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