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Legal Information: Alabama

Statutes: Alabama

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Updated: 
January 6, 2020

Section 30-3-133. Determination raises rebuttable presumption that child reside with parent not perpetrator.

In every proceeding where there is at issue a dispute as to the custody of a child, a determination by the court that domestic or family violence has occurred raises a rebuttable presumption by the court that it is in the best interest of the child to reside with the parent who is not a perpetrator of domestic or family violence in the location of that parent’s choice, within or outside the state.