By Appelhof, Pfeifer & Hart, P.A. | Published November 28, 2022 | | |
Pop culture and media have contributed to the assumption that mothers have an advantage when it comes to custody. Legally speaking, that is not true: both parents have an equal right to request custody and visitation. The determining factor is whether custody and visitation is “in the best interests of the child.” Why do people Read MoreRead More
Many people assume that the law gives mothers priority when it comes to child custody matters. Historically mothers have received primary custody at higher rates than fathers, but it’s not because of any legal preference in Minnesota state law. Historical reasons for higher custody rates among mothers Until recent years, mothers frequently received custody of Read MoreRead More
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