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Written by attorney Ingrid Gherman | Dec 19, 2014

FACTORS CONSIDERED BY THE COURT IN DETERMINING CHILD CUSTODY IN NEW YORK

The New York family court and supreme court must weigh and balance the "totality of the circumstances" in making a custody determination. In deciding what is in the child's best interests, the New York courts are required to consider many factors, which include the following:

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