Sole custody

finley8Unless there are serious issues with a parent, the courts believe and presume it is the best interests for children to spend time with both parents.  However, reasons for sole physical custody or supervised parenting time may include:

  • A parent is addicted to drugs or alcohol, which affects his or her ability to parent.
  • There is a history of domestic violence in front of the child, regardless of whether the violence is directed at the child.
  • There is a history of parental abuse of a child.
  • A parent neglects or endangers a child.
  • A parent is absent.
The foregoing is general information only and does not constitute legal advice regarding your specific legal matter nor does it create an attorney-client relationship regarding your matter.