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my exhusband has sole custody of our daughter? What are my chances of regaining custody back?

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:49 AM on Dec. 10, 2008 in General Parenting

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  • Not to be nosey but it honastly depends on y he has sole custody in the first place!!

    Answer by scaredmommy08 at 10:52 AM on Dec. 10, 2008

  • Agree with above. It depends why he has custody and what grounds you have for making the request to change custody.

    Answer by riotgrrl at 11:09 AM on Dec. 10, 2008

  • There usually has to be a change in circumstances to make any change at all..

    Answer by Dannee at 11:19 AM on Dec. 10, 2008

  • completely agree, depends why you dont have custody now and if you have changed the things that caused it.

    Answer by AmaliaD at 11:51 AM on Dec. 10, 2008

  • If he has sole custody, chances are you really messed up (since that is usually the case). Most courts will favor the mom, even if she isn't that great of a mom. Get a lawyer, and ask for the case to be reviewed.

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:06 PM on Dec. 10, 2008

  • You have the burden to prove he is being an unfit parent. If he is not being an unfit parent, you won't have a chance to have custody changed. Just because you want custody, isn't enough reason for a judge to change it. You have to prove the father isn't being a good father. If the judge felt you were an equally qualified parent, he/she would have granted joint custody. Obviously the judge felt the father was the more appropriate parent. Why would you want to regain custody anyway if your child is happy and safe and you have a relationship with her other than just to prove your point and get child support?

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:20 PM on Dec. 10, 2008

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