Child custody exists with both married and unmarried couples’ divorce, but Oregon child custody laws following remain different.
To obtain custody in case of unmarried parents, the father of the child should first establish paternity.
But in the case of married parents, the court considers diverse factors to determine the custody, based on the best interests of the child.
Types of custody:
In general the court arranges the following types of custody. They include:
- One parent gets the legal custody; the other gets the parenting time or visitation.
- A joint custody, both physical and legal.
- A split custody, where there is more than a child.Third party custody, where a non parent receives the right to child custody.