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Types of Child Custody in a Massachusetts Divorce

When it comes to child custody laws, fathers’ rights advocates have vigilantly sought to level the playing field; so father’s have the same opportunities as mothers to obtain sole physical custody. However, in some cases and jurisdictions, divorce courts unfortunately still tend to award the mother sole physical child custody, while granting child visitation rights for fathers. In all states, courts will seek to determine what’s in the very best interest of the child as a key legal standard when deciding child custody.


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