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yes they should it's there choice in what parent they want to live with and really you should never put a child threw that i went threw it and its not fun. If the child is 14 then they have a say in where they go to a point unless the state is taking them away for some reason for their safety.

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Q: Should a child get a say in what parent gets custody?
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