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Experience:  I have practiced family law since 1996, focusing on child custody and domestic violence
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Do I have a chance of getting joint custody of my 2

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Do I have a chance of getting joint custody of my 2 grandkids if my son is in prison?
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Family Law
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Do I have a chance of getting joint custody of my 2 grandkids if my son is in prison?
Expert:  Steven K. replied 4 months ago.

Is the mother involved in the children's lives? Is anyone else seeking custody?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
the mother is but she is on drugs and has an abusive boyfriend.
Expert:  Steven K. replied 4 months ago.

Two more questions: are there currently any court cases regarding custody of your grandkids. Also, are the kids with their mother right now?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
No, there are no current custody cases. Yes, they are currently with their mother.
Expert:  Steven K. replied 4 months ago.

In order to get custody, the parents must start a custody case as part of a divorce, legal separation of paternity action. If you have your son file, you could join as a party and ask for custody. If the mother is deemed unfit, you could potentially gain custody.