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Alaska Child Custody Laws

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Alaska child custody laws in general deals with the legal custody, physical custody and also the support of the child.

Alaskan courts will prefer a joint custody of the child considering the benefits and of course the best of interests of the child.

Considerations for joint custody:

Alaskan courts make a note of several factors while awarding joint custody of the children apart from the child’s interests.

They include:

  • Parent’s concern agreement regarding the issue.
  • Each parent’s ability to co-operate with the other so as to make better decisions for the child.
  • Their willingness to extend and encourage a loving relationship.
  • Past acts of child abuse if any.

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