Why Do Women Win Custody?
There are many reasons why women win custody in the overwhelming number of cases. Chief among them: Because that's the way it's always been. Traditionally, men worked and women stayed home to raise children. Although that is less frequently the case these days, there is still a bias toward women in child custody cases.
From a biological perspective, we are more inclined to think of the mother-child relationship than the father-child relationship. Many people make the automatic assumption that women are more nurturing as parents than men.
In awarding custody, judges will decide what's in the best interests of the children. In determining "best interests," the judge will look at a number of factors, including:
•Which parent has the most suitable character and temperament to serve as custodian?
•What is the child's relationship with each parent?
•What child-rearing skills does each parent have?
•Does either parent have an illness or habits that may harm the child?
•Which parent will provide the best home environment?
•Does the child have stronger emotional ties to one parent?
•Is one parent better suited to meet the child's special needs?
•Who has the child been living with?
•What is each parent's employment status?
•What is the financial status of each parent?
•What is each parent's apparent motive for seeking custody?
•Is either parent unfit to have custody?
•Which parent is the most likely to allow the child to continue his or her relationship with the other parent and extended family?
Some of these factors have a natural bias that favors mothers over fathers.
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