Janesville, WI asked in Child Custody, Divorce and Family Law for Wisconsin

Q: At commissioner hearing mother was awarded sole custody does father still have any rights?

2 Lawyer Answers
David N. Iancu
David N. Iancu
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  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Milwaukee, WI
  • Licensed in Wisconsin

A: Yes. Custody is decision making power and does not affect rights to see a child, for example.

Jane E. Probst
Jane E. Probst
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  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Wauwatosa, WI
  • Licensed in Wisconsin

A: If one party is only awarded sole legal custody, the party who was not awarded legal custody still has the right to medical and educational records for the minor child.

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