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 Is a parent with joint custody the same as a custodial parent?

Answer Parents with joint custody share all rights and responsibilities when it comes to the children of the marriage. They must make major decisions (i.e. medical, education, etc.) concerning the child. ... Read More »
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Does the court ever change a ruling from joint custody to full custody for the custodial parent if the non-custodial parent gives up his visitation?

Answer Because it's almost always in a child's best interest to have a relationship with both parents, courts are generally reluctant to take away visitation rights. In some states, custody order... Read More »
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Can a parent get sole custody even if the court ordered joint custody if the non-custodial parent hasn't been in the kids' lives for 5 years?

You would have to go back to court. Have your attorney file for a modification of custody order. Your ex would be notified through his attorney and would have to answer your allegation.
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If a parent has full custody of a child and lets him live with the non custodial parent can the custodial force him to move back with them?

Answer yes. once you get the child file for a modification of the final order (divorce, paternity, parental rights) whatever type of case it is. Don't be surprised if the other party changes their... Read More »
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Can the custodial parent be granted full legal custody if the non custodial parent does not participate in the child's life?

yes Yes. Child custody is decided on what's best for the child. So if its best for the child to go with him/her, then that is what the judge will decide.It's possible, but the non custodial paren... Read More »
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