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 What does joint custody mean to a father?

Answer As concerns decisions in the child's life, both parents are custodial. They would both have the legal responsibility to decide for their child. As concerns the child's living arrangements, joint c... 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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In Texas when the child's mother dies does the joint custody father get custody?

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 joint custody court order says the father is to carry health insurance and he does not will that be used in helping to determine custody?

Answer No, financial matters are separate from custodial issues. The matter of health insurance should be a part of the support order not a custodial one.
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If a father is seeking joint custody and the mother has been served court papers what rights does the father have until the case goes to court?

It depends if you've made an effort to support your child. If you ran away from your responsibilities and didn't pay that child support then those are marks against you in the court system. If the ... Read More »
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