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 When a child is born who has custody of that child?

Answer His parents, if they are legally married. Generally, if the parents are unmarried the mother has sole custody and control in most states until the father can establish his paternity. Remember, a ch... Read More »
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When a child is born to a minor child age sixteen does that child have legal custody of the newborn baby?

ANSWER:Yes. Regardless of your age, you are still the mother. You will have legal custody unless those rights are terminated by the Court.
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When a child is born and the father is not there or never comes around does that mean you have full custody?

%DETAILS% Answer That does not mean you have full custody. Even though the father is not around you should still go for full custody. Theres always that chance the father could back around and that... Read More »
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Can a parent that is behind in child support get joint custody of a child whos mother already has full legal custody?

AnswerCertainly some evidence of responsibility (ie paying child support, job, time spent with the child) would help your case. Joint custody, however, is not just for the purpose of reducing chil... Read More »
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Can a father of a child sue for child support if he does not have custody of that child?

Of course not. Child support payments are paid over to the parent with legal physical custody.
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