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State Child Custody Laws

Child custody laws apply to parents' rights to provide care for their child, and to make important decisions about the child's upbringing. These laws cover issues like custody arrangement options, grandparents' visitation rights, and the applicability of a national standard called the Uniform Child Custody Act. Choose a state from the map or the list below for state-specific child custody laws.

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