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[ kˈʌstədi], [ kˈʌstədi], [ k_ˈʌ_s_t_ə_d_i]

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Who has custody of a child? The law in most states gives, in general, the parents the right to custody of their children while the parents are residents of the state in question. If the parents are not residents of the state, the courts will look to the child's best interests when making a custody determination. The law also recognizes that unmarried parents may have custody of their children, and that a child may have legal custody of both of his or her parents.

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