If anything were to happen to me, would his Dad gain full custody?

Published: 22nd September, 2014

I am a Mother who is separated from my son’s father. My son lives with me and sees his Dad regularly.If anything were to happen to me, would his Dad gain full custody?

Not necessarily. If there was a dispute about who would care for your son, an application to court may have to be made to decide what was in your son’s best interest. Take a look at our Legal Library on How a judge decides on which parent a child will live with

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