In Vermont child custody laws, custody of a child, i.e., Individual under 18 years is called as the parental rights and responsibilities.
These rights and responsibilities include the ability of the parent to make important decisions and provide placement for the child.
Determining the custody:
In Vermont, family courts certain guidelines are followed to determine the custody.
Some of them include:
- This custody is based on the best interest of the child.
- Parents can make an agreement and that can be made as a decree with the help of the courts.
- If the parents don’t come to terms,
- then the judges determine the custody and the parents should abide to the rules involved in them.
- It is not gender biased.