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Who Is More Likely to Win Custody?

In principle, if a child is under the age of two when the parents divorce, the mother shall have the custody of the child.

If a child has reached the age of two, the court shall, on the basis of the actual circumstances of both parties, make a judgment to the best interest of the child. Besides, if the child has reached the age of eight, the court shall also respect the true will of the child.



Civil Code of China: Part V Marriage and Family (2020): Article 1084

Contributors: CJO Staff Contributors Team

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