Child Custody

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Question: My parents were never married and my mom recently got married I was wonder if her husband has any custodial because they are married. Or does he only get rights if my father gets his parental rights revoked.

Answer: For instruction on how to handle your specific case please consult a Family Law attorney. Generally, just marrying a person that has children does not guarantee legal custodial rights. Generally, custodial rights to a child that is not born to that person would be given through court process where a person petitions for the right to be a custodial parent. Custodial parents are not transferred because a natural father looses custody rights. A child can have a natural father with parental custody rights as well as a step father with parental custody rights.

See the link below for more information on custody:

http://www.azlawhelp.org/articles_info.cfm?sc=11&mc=1&articleid=68

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  • My parents were never married and my mom recently got married I was wonder if her husband has any custodial because they are married. Or does he only get rights if my father gets his parental rights revoked.

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