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  • Child Custody and Support Newsletters
    Child Custody and Support Newsletters

    Garnishment in Child Support Actions When the assets of the absent parent are unknown and outside the jurisdiction of the court, a garnishment of the parent’s wages to collect past due child support ...

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  • Post-Decree Modification of Child Custody
    Post-Decree Modification of Child Custody

    Post-Decree Modification of Child Custody A court is guided by one principle when deciding the issue of child custody. That principle is the best interest of the child. The best interest of the child ...

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  • Modification of Custody based on Parental Unfitness
    Modification of Custody based on Parental Unfitness

    Modification of Custody based on Parental Unfitness If subsequent to the time a court awarded joint or sole legal custody to a parent, the parent becomes unfit to have custody of the child, a court ...

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  • Legal Custody versus Physical Custody
    Legal Custody versus Physical Custody

    Legal Custody versus Physical Custody There is a large difference between legal custody of a child and physical custody. That difference is based on the right to make the major decisions affecting the ...

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