Can you live in a one bedroom apt with a child

Asked 5 months ago - Havertown, PA

My ex husband is loosing his house and he is moving into a one bedroom apartment with my 12 year old son. My son gets the room and his dad is going to make a sleeping area in the living room. His father has 50/50 custody.- Can he do that?

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  1. Kathryn L. Hilbush


    Contributor Level 18


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    Answered . Sure. It's not an ideal situation, granted, but the court recognized that not everyone can afford a two bedroom place.

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  2. Robin Jean Gray


    Contributor Level 14


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    Answered . Yes. He can have those types of living arrangements. Your son will have his own room. It may not be the best situation, but he is providing your son with adequate living arrangements.

    This answer is for informational purposes only. It does not establish an attorney client relationship.
  3. Brian Edward Sipe

    Contributor Level 15


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    Answered . Poor people can be good parents, too. If it affects your child adversely in some way, you could make an argument for custody modification.

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