In Kentucky, a parent may be awarded joint custody, sole custody, or shared custody of a child, depending on many factors. A Louisville dads rights are at stake in each child custody arrangement.
The court will look at a child’s adaptability to home and school, the child’s wishes, what the parents would like, the relationship of parents to child, the physical and mental health of the parents, and whether there is a history of domestic violence.
Parents who have joint custody share in the legal, educational, medical, and religious decisions of their child. One parent is deemed the custodial parent, and the other is the non-custodial parent who has reasonable visitation. Since the playing field often leans toward the mother being named the custodial parent even in cases of joint custody, it’s important to have a Louisville fathers rights attorney on your side to advocate on your behalf.
Shared custody requires that parents live nearby and are able to cooperate fully in the raising of their child. Each parent in this custody arrangement has the child for equal amounts of time.
Sole custody gives one parent custody and the other reasonable visitation. Sometimes supervised visitation is required. In this custody arrangement, a Louisville dads rights can be challenged.
Cordell & Cordell attorneys protect fathers rights in Louisville. Call 1-866-DADS-LAW to schedule an appointment and learn what a Kentucky fathers rights attorney can do for you.