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Virginia Child Custody Laws

Explanation of Chart and More Information on Child Custody Laws

Code Section20-107.2, 20-124.1 et seq.
Year Uniform Child Custody Act Adopted1979
Joint Custody an Option?Yes, §§20-124.2(B)
Grandparent Visitation Rights Recognized?Yes, §20-124.1 & §16.1-241
Child's Own Wishes Considered?Yes

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