Child Custody Laws by State

Find your state's child custody laws online

Child custody laws outline the legal relationship between parents and children in the event of a divorce. When you start divorce proceedings, these laws outline your rights and responsibilities as a divorced parent. Child custody laws vary from state to state.

Custody X Change is software that creates professional parenting plan documents and parenting schedules.

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Even if you have an attorney, it is a good idea to become familiar with the child custody laws in your state. Knowing your state's child custody laws lets you actively participate in your case and have a better idea of what to expect.

Select your state to view an online version of its current child custody laws.

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming

Custody X Change is software that makes it easy to document your situation and stay organized.

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  • Create the best schedule for you and your kids.
  • Discover important clauses for your parenting plan.
  • Save money on legal fees and court costs.
  • End misunderstandings with a visual calendar.
  • Document your actual parenting time.
  • Track expenses and journal what happens.
  • Prepare for negotiation, mediation and court.
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Granbury, TX


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Fargo, ND


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