Child Custody

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Question: Me and my wife are trying to get a divorce but i wanted to know if i can get full custody of my children even if i have a misdemeanor on my background. will that affect me in any way.

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You may want to review the article on this site titled, "Things you Should Know about Custody and Parenting Time." This article will answer some frequently asked questions on the topic of child custody. There are many factors considered when the court determines a custodial arrangement for the child. The following is some information on how certain situations can effect custody.

Title 25 of the Arizona Revised Statutes (A.R.S.) contains laws pertaining to custody. Chapter 4, Article 1 contains laws on about child custody and visitation. A.R.S. § 25-403 discusses that the court determines custody based on the best interests of the child. The staute shows what is considered by the court when determining the best interests of the child. A.R.S. § 25-403.03 has information on how domestic violence can effect a determination of custody. A.R.S. § 25-403.04 has information on how drug offenses can effect a determination of custody. A.R.S. § 25-403.05 has information on how sex offenses can effect a determination of custody. There are many factors that the court considers.

To find out how these laws may apply to your specific situation, you may want to consult with an attorney.

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