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The courts lean towards shared custody but will grant sole custody when it is in the child’s best interest.

The court primarily weighs the child’s best interest, coupled with the goal of interaction with both parents when possible.

Any factors that would endanger the child’s safety, including drug use or violent criminal convictions.

Maybe. The time and quality with your children are very important.

If your child is 14 or older, they could ask to testify.

The court may order an evaluation if there is a factual dispute.


Yes, if it keeps with the child’s best interest.

Either parent may file a motion to modify the custody order. A hearing will follow.