Montgomery, AL asked in Child Custody for Alabama

Q: Will my son be able to keep full custody if he joins the Alabama National Guard?

My married son has full custody of his oldest child, and the mother has regular visitation. Will he loose full custody while he is away for the 10 weeks of basic training?

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Jared Dale Vaughn
Jared Dale Vaughn
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Gadsden, AL
  • Licensed in Alabama

A: United States Servicemembers have some additional protections as it relates to civil matters. That's not to say that all cases are not more complex in nature than can be answered conclusively in all regards, but the link in this post should give you and idea as to what one can expect when an active duty member of the armed forces. An attorney in the jurisdiction that is skilled in this area is always recommended.

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