Can a step parent get custody of the children after divorce?

Answer Depends on the circumstances. Legally step parents don't have any right to the step children. Speak to your lawyer about your chances.

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Can the step parent take custody a step child in a divorce?

Can adoption be set aside if divorce is filed less than one year after adoption by step parent who adopted spouses children?

Answer yesedited:NO! It can't. Adoption is permanent. The children have lost their birth certificates and had them sealed by the state now due to the finalization of the adoption. You took on paren... Read More »

At what age can a child refuse custody by a parent after the parents' divorce in California?

Answer A child cannot determine their own custody in any state. If the parent's can't work out a custody arrangement the judge will decide in the best interest of the child.

If both parents have 5050 custody of children what happens if one parent becomes incarcerated does that parent lose their custody?