Episode Twenty

Who Gets Custody?

March 7th 2013

0.32 mins

Most state laws require that courts treat mothers and fathers equally when it comes to matters of child custody. When I presided as a judge in Manhattan family court, that was the law, and that's how I treated each custody case. Families, especially children, suffer when this law is not followed. Unfortunately, I've seen this happen all too often. What has been your experience with this difficult subject? I look forward to your stories.

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In matters of custody, mothers and fathers should be treated equally by the court.

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