Can my gf lose custody of her daughter is she dates someone who has to register as a sex offender?

Asked over 1 year ago - Bad Axe, MI

i am a female and I was 18 and am now 26. Did my time in jail and got the help I needed. Ive done everything that has ever been asked of me reguarding my charge. if you have any questions ill gladly answer

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  1. Brian Harold Jean

    Contributor Level 10

    Answered . My question to you is: what's your question? The title and body seem to be two different situations...

    Ignoring the body of your question and simply answering the title, the answer is maybe. Typically, a parent won't lose custody simply because someone has to register. But, depending on what the charge was (for example, CSC 1st against a child) it is very possible they could lose custody, especially if the offender lives with the girlfriend.

    It would be best to consult with a lawyer.

  2. Melissa J. Houghton-Heinig

    Contributor Level 13

    Answered . There are many factors involved in changing custody, and essentially, she could lose custody because she is dating a registered sex offender. There are procedures and best interest factors involved. It is complicated.

    If she is sued for custody, she should not ignore any paperwork she is sent and she should consult an attorney immediately.

    There is no cut and dry answer for this question.

    ***Answering legal questions is a complex matter and cannot be done without further research. My answer here is... more

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