I have a 1 yr old son and me and the mother are fighting over custody is it possible for me (the father) to get joint custody without the mother agreeing to in it the state of Mississippi? I currently only have visitation and I am moving closer to be with my son, what are the factor the court will look at to allow me to get joint custody?
The Court can award joint custody anytime it believes such to be in the best interest of the child. In most cases that means joint custody is only awarded if both parents request it. Contact a local attorney to discuss your situation in more detail.
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