Best Answer

I think it depends on how long the mother will be incarcerated for. There might be a hearing giving the father temporary custody. But if the father ever tries to get full physical custody of the child in the future, it might not be good for the mother. However, she can never be refused visitation.

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2009-05-09 08:19:00
This answer is:
User Avatar
Study guides

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: If a mother with phsical custody is incarcerated will the father with joint legal custody be automatically awarded custody of the child?
Write your answer...
Still have questions?
magnify glass
People also asked