Q: Can father get emergency custody?
Can father get emergency custody after mother has had child for 13years and been to court twice and remains custodial parent
The court views "emergency" as a life or death situation, not someone not wanting to wait their turn.
File a petition to modify custody, and file an emergency motion. The court clerk and/or judge will review them to see if an emergency exists. If so, the court will docket a hearing to safeguard the child.
Then, there will be a later hearing to modify custody if warranted.
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