Custody issues are probably the most upsetting aspect of divorce and separation, affecting all parties concerned. If relations between the couple have completely dissolved, they’re unlikely to agree on this delicate point. It can also be extremely painful for the child caught in the middle- either they’re too young to fully understand what’s happening, […]
Each state has different child custody laws. Some states presume that parents have joint custody, while other states do not. In addition, some states presume that in the case of unmarried parents, the mother automatically has custody, while others expect single mothers to file for custody, even if the father is not involved. This link allows you to review child custody laws in all 50 states.