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August 9, 2023

If a court denies a request for custody, do they have to explain why?

If a parent or guardian ad litem asks for shared custody of a child and the court denies that request, the judge will put the reasons s/he denied your request on the court record.1

1Alaska Statute § 25.20.100

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