Child Custody Advice For Mothers
Best tips and legal advice on the best way to handle a child custody battle in court, including the best interests of the child.
There are no hard and fast rules in Pakistan about child custody. Family court judged have right to decide a matter on a case-to-case basis. You can win your child custody case even you are of unsound economic condition or have some other problems, you still have chances to get the custody of your child through a family court. Family court judges keep in mind that the mental satisfaction of the children and their best interests. You can also claim Child Maintenance allowance from ex-husband. For this you will have to file a separate suite in the family court for child maintenance and court may order to pay a specific amount to the wife which can be used to bring up the child. Child maintenance allowance is always based upon husband’s economic conditions
When the spouses are taking the divorce and fighting for the physical custody of their child. The child custody is the custody of the children who is/are below the age of 18 years.
Child custody is one of the most important question after a divorce in Pakistan or anywhere in the world. Family law courts of Pakistan generally base decisions on the best interests of the child(ren) not always on the best arguments of each parent.
Legal custody of a child means that either parent can make decisions which affect the welfare of the child, such as religious practices, medical treatments, Education etc. Physical child custody means that one parent is held primarily responsible for the child's housing, educational needs and food. In most cases, the non-custodial parent still has visitation rights.