Child Custody

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Question: If the father is on the birth certificate, do I have joint custody with him, or do I full custody? I've been taking care of our child for more than 6 months now. He also has charges for domestic violence. Nothing has been taken care of through court.

Answer: The Maricopa Court site has a lot of information about filing for custody: http://www.superiorcourt.maricopa.gov/SuperiorCourt/Self-ServiceCenter/Forms/FamilyCourt/fc_group_7.asp

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  • If the father is on the birth certificate, do I have joint custody with him, or do I full custody? I've been taking care of our child for more than 6 months now. He also has charges for domestic violence. Nothing has been taken care of through court.

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