Historically, the general assumption is that courts are going to award child custody to the mother in a divorce. That is not the case anymore as more fathers are being granted more than just visitation rights or limited custody. More fathers are now being awarded sole custody of their children.
The state of North Carolina no longer makes any presumptions regarding the gender of the parent. The best interest of the child is used as the determining factor as to whether the father or mother will ultimately be granted full custody. The knowledgeable attorneys at SouthparkFamilyLaw.com can help you along your transition.
The full article is available at http://southparkfamilylaw.blogspot.com/2016/02/fathers-now-have-equal-rights-in-north.html
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