In Asheboro, child custody is determined by what is best for the child. While it is always best for the parents to reach an agreement that both can agree to, that is not always the case. The judges in Asheboro and Randolph County will consider multiple factors when making child custody decisions. There is no presumed preference between the child’s mother or father, but the Court may consider a variety of factors, including:
While no single factor will result in a certain child custody result, a judge is allowed to weigh certain factors more heavily than others. Either parent may also ask the Court for a custody evaluation, which means an objective third party is paid to assess the parents in order to help the Court make child custody decisions. A grandparent may also request visitation rights in a child custody matter.