Grand Forks, ND asked in Family Law and Child Custody for North Dakota

Q: Is it possible to get full custody of a child in North Dakota?

His father is a danger to himself I don't want him around my son without some sort of supervision. His father lives in MN, my son and I live in ND.

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Nicholas Nelson

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  • Wahpeton, ND
  • Licensed in North Dakota

A: Yes, it is certainly possible. North Dakota Century Code Chapter 14-09 deals with child custody. The court heavily weights the twelve best interest factors as stated under NDCC 14-09-06.2. I hope this helps!

*DISCLAIMER* This is general legal information, and I cannot provide adequate legal advice without first discussing with you at length the particular circumstances and facts of your particular matter.

Lucas Wynne

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  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Fargo, ND
  • Licensed in North Dakota

A: "Full" custody is usually reserved for extreme circumstances. You should contact a family lawyer for help.

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