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Custody Overview

Step 1 - Getting Started

  • Learn if you can file a case.

Step 2 - Start the Case

  • Learn how to start a case.

Step 3 - Respond to the Case

  • Learn how to respond.

Step 4 - Fact Finding & Paperwork

  • Learn how to prepare for the hearing.

Step 5 - Hearing & Final Decision

  • Learn how to present at the hearing. 



Step 6 - What to do With the Final Decision

Learn how and when you can:

  • Enforce - Get the other parent to comply with the Final Decision.
  • Modify - Change the Final Decision.
  • Appeal - Have a higher court review the Final Decision.

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