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How Much Influence Can a Child Have on Custody or Visitation Orders?

How Much Influence Can a Child Have on Custody or Visitation Orders?

During a divorce case that involves children, you may be wondering how much influence your child might have over custody and visitation decisions. It is true that family courts will consider the child’s preferences for which parent the child wants to live with. However, there are several other factors considered by family courts that help make the final determination. A few of these include parent factors, the safety of the child, and the best interests of the child standard. To learn [...]