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How Young Is Too Young For Joint Custody?

FamilyAt least in North Carolina, there are no hard and fast rules regarding joint custody. And although North Carolina has officially abolished the “tender years” doctrine that favored granting custody to the mother over the father for young children, many NC judges will still defer to giving custody the mother if she has been the primary caretaker since birth. Go here for further information on how age is viewed in child custody disputes.