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Custody: Court Process

In this Online Information Clinic, we cover instances where a court petition may or may not need to be filed, the process for filing a petition, how a judge will decide custody and visitation and other “players” in a custody case. We also discuss what usually happens in a trial or during a settlement, options for when a judge rules against you in court, and how to change an order after it’s issued. Read our fact sheet: Custody: Court Process (PDF)