what the custody laws in North carolina?
State/Country relating to question: North Carolina
Here is a good summary...http://www.womenslaw.org/laws_state_type.php?statelaw_name=Custody&state_code=NC
Generally, the parents of the child are first in line to be granted custody. If, however, the parents are unfit, custody can be awarded to the person, agency, organization or institution that will best promote the interest and welfare of the child.* An order for custody of a minor child may grant:
If one of the parents has primary custody, does that still allow the other parent to visit the child?
what kind of custody gives the non-custodial parent the right to take the child from the home without penalty from law inforcements? (just curious.. nothing serious, leaving an abusive relationship)
The court can/will set the rules, but generally custody will be joint or one parent will be primary and the other will have rights to visit. If there is an abuse situation, restrictions will likely be placed on that parent's custody/visitation. In the short term, you can take custody but have to make an effort to allow visitation and share the child. You aren't supposed to just run a way with your child.
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