When a child is born to a minor child age sixteen does that child have legal custody of the newborn baby?

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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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What is the legal age for a minor to birth a child?

Answer . There are not laws in the United States that would apply to such a matter. Existing laws pertain to the circumstances under which the minor child became pregnant,

Who has legal custody of minor child when parents have never married?

An unmarried father must establish his paternity and arrange for a custody hearing if he wants custody. Generally, if the parents are unmarried the mother has sole custody

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The child's 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 establ

What if the child you are trying to get custody of is a newborn how will it work then?

That is fully dependent on the circumstances and a judge's view of them. But, in the state of Arizona, a single father can take a new born home with him. It's the only state w

Can a father get custody of a newborn child?

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Who has legal custody of a minor child when parents have never married?

An unmarried father must establish his paternity and arrange for a custody hearing if he wants custody. Generally, if the parents are unmarried the mother has sole custody a
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Who has legal custody when a child is born?

If the parents are married they share equal parental rights regarding the child. Generally, if the parents are unmarried the mother has sole custody and control in most stat
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How can a grandparent get custody of the minor child of child?

By petitioning the court with jurisdiction over the child for a change or modification of the custody order outlining your wishes. A hearing will be held that you will be expe