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Frequently Asked Questions about New York Child Custody
Frequently Asked Questions about New York Child Custody

Children are often the most affected when a family breaks. Some people demand sole custody of their kids. Others are more lenient and agree to share custody. There are a lot of factors that any judge looks at before making this critical decision. In case you are wondering if ...

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