Willits, CA asked in Family Law for California

Q: wondering what my court papers mean when it says i am the custodial parent. My daughters father and i were never married

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A: Parenting and matrimony don’t necessarily have to co-exist when it comes to raising a child. Being a custodial parent means the child spends the majority of his or her time with you, unless you and the father share 50/50 custody. Hopefully, the court issued an order as to who will claim the child for tax purposes.

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