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How Do Courts Decide Child Custody Cases?
How Do Courts Decide Child Custody Cases?

Family Law Attorney Jason V. Owens explores how family court judges analyze and decide cases involving child custody and parenting time. If you are getting divorced and have children, or if you’re an unmarried parent , you may be wondering how child custody is determined by ...

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    Family Law Attorney Jason V. Owens explores how family court judges analyze and decide cases involving child custody and parenting time. If you are getting divorced and have children, or if you’re an ...

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