Can father get custody if mother is unfit?

Answer Yes. The biological father would be the next logical choice unless he has had problems in the past and has been declared an unfit parent himself. He can petition for sole custody and must provide c... Read More »

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If the father doesn't have custody and the mother is unfit can a grandmother get custody?

If a mother is currently in a long-term homosexual relationship but is not in any way unfit can the father use that relationship against the mother in court for custody?

Answer Of course. Even though society has come a long way in terms of acceptance and equal rightsfor homosexuals, the debate still rages as to whether children can be adversely affected by witnessi... Read More »

Can a grandmother take custody of her grandchild if the mother is unfit and the father lives is in jail going to get deported?

If the mother has sole physical custody and shares joint legal custody with the father the two never married if the mother dies can her husband who is not the baby's biological father assume custody?

Biological Father Gets Custody No, unless the baby's biological father relenquishes his parental rights, he would get custody of the child if the mother dies, not her husband. The biological father... Read More »