What Are Some Common Disputes During Custody Hearings?


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Common custody disputes occur regarding physical custody, requirements for information sharing, parental rights and parental duties, according to Laws.com. Parents may dispute details about visitation and health care. Parental disputes may include details about who makes major decisions in how the child is reared and visitation arrangements.

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Custody disputes also include how much time the child spends with each parent, notes Laws.com. The custody disputes may occur during divorce proceedings. However, noncustodial parents may also bring before the court concerns that custodial parents ignore or interfere with original custody and visitation orders. Courts may order parents to attend mediation sessions, but if they fail to resolve their custody disputes, the court makes the decisions based on the best interests of the child.

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