Child Custody

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Question: If a parent has been ordered to leave the residence due to domestic violence and it is documented that the same parent has not taken children to school as required and does not have a stable residence do they have a chance at getting custody

Answer: If no custody agreement exists, the parent requesting custody must petition (apply to) the court for a modification and the court will issue an order. Decisions will be made in accordance with the best interests of the child. Additional questions and answers are provided in the Child Custody Article.

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  • If a parent has been ordered to leave the residence due to domestic violence and it is documented that the same parent has not taken children to school as required and does not have a stable residence do they have a chance at getting custody

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