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Have you ever heard of shared parenting between 3 people. I have a son the birth mother and I are friends... She was in a relationship with a female they are not married and do not have anything written on paper. The birth mother and I are on the same page. I was told to go downtown and file for joint parenting. Which I did. The girlfriend and I are basically going for shared parenting. I'm on the birth certificate and the girlfriend is not. So again my question is do you see them giving me and the girlfriend shared parenting or just me and the birth mother
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This would be a VERY RARE issue. Normally, no there is no such thing unless the girlfriend were involved with raising the child since an infant the court would not agree to such a shared parenting arrangement as this GF is not a blood relative of the child. If the child was raised by the GF just as a parent such that such a strong bond developed as a de facto parent, that is the only time a court would consider such a shared parenting arrangement.
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