How will the court decide who the children live with?

How will the court decide who the children live withChild custody issues are typically determined by the court based on what is perceived to be the “best interest” of the child or children, which may not necessarily align with what feels fair. In deciding the home with whom the child will reside, the default presumption is that it is in the best interest of the child is to continue carrying on meaningful relationships with both parents, but there are some circumstances under which that presumption can be removed, awarding one parent sole custody. There are also several common custody schedules the court may use.

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