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 In Texas when the child's mother dies does the joint custody father get custody?

Answer Properly, yes, however there can be complications. If the mother names some other person guardianship, the father could be facing an expensive custody challenge. This issue should be clarified in t... Read More »
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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 »
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When the custodial mother dies and the father does not have custody who gets custody of the child?

United States State laws vary widely in the United States but in almost every state the biological parent has sole rights to custody of the child. If a custodial parent dies the surviving natural ... Read More »
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If a mother with a child enters rehab to fix her problems can the father get full custody where they already have joint custody?

It really depends. I think that the mother and father should have full custody. I say this because the mother is doing this to get better, for the benefit of her kids. Some might argue that she sho... Read More »
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What happens if a mother signs over custody to a father and within 30 days refiles for joint custody without any of the circumstances changing?

If there is a visitation order or if you were once married to whom you had a child with you can not move with out concent from a judge. You have to file the request to move and they have to notify ... Read More »
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