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Pennsylvania Child Custody Laws

Explanation of Chart and More Information on Child Custody Laws

Code SectionTit. 23 §5301
Year Uniform Child Custody Act Adopted1980
Joint Custody an Option?Yes, Tit. 23 §5304 "Shared"
Grandparent Visitation Rights Recognized?Yes, Tit. 23 §§5311, 5303, 5312, 5313
Child's Own Wishes Considered?Yes

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