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Mississippi Child Custody Laws

Explanation of Chart and More Information on Child Custody Laws

Code Section93-5-23, et seq.
Year Uniform Child Custody Act Adopted1982
Joint Custody an Option?Yes, §93-5-24
Grandparent Visitation Rights Recognized?Yes, §93-16-1, et seq.
Child's Own Wishes Considered?No

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