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Legal Information: General


Laws current as of
November 13, 2017


Custody laws are state laws and each state has different laws (also called a statute). As with everything on this site, this information is not legal advice. Custody is complicated and it is important to try to find a lawyer who has experience with custody and domestic violence laws to help you with your case.

Below is general information about custody. The terms used on this page are defined generally, and may have different meanings in your state. Please check your specific state's laws.