In Custody

If there is no court order for custody and the father has physical custody how can the mother get physical custody of the child?

In the United States both parents have equal rights to thechild if they are married and not divorced and there is nocourt order. Generally, if the parents are unmarried th (MORE)
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Does the mother have legal custody of the child?

In general, yes, if they are not married. Generally, if the parents are unmarried the mother has sole custody and control in most states until the father can establish his (MORE)
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Where does a single mother get sole legal and physical custody of child?

If there are no existing court orders the mother already has legal custody. Generally, if the parents are unmarried the mother has sole custody and control in most states u (MORE)
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If a mother has legal and physical custody of a child and if she dies and leaves her child to her mother in her will can the child's father obtain custody of the baby or will her mother?

United States State laws vary widely in the United States but in almost every state the biological parent has sole rights to custody of the child. If a custodial parent d (MORE)
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Can you get custody of your child if the mother leaves state and never has him?

If the mother has legal custody but leaves the state and doesn't have physical custody of your child then that must mean the child is with someone who doesn't have custody. I (MORE)
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Can an unmarried mother get sole legal custody of an unborn child?

United States . Courts don't rule on custody until the child is born. Legal custody isn't an issue until the child is born. An unmarried mother in the United States has sole (MORE)