If a mother files for custody, the person she names as the father will be asked to sign an Acknowledgment of Paternity. If he refuses, the court will award custody to the mother. A custody action is a lawsuit, usually between separated parents, over legal and physical custody of their minor child. State law lets the courts to decide whether one or both parents make decisions regarding the child, with which parent the child lives (custodial parent), and how often the child visits the other parent (non-custodial parent). Child Custody actions involve important legal rights, only a lawyer can fully explain your legal rights and provide professional advice. 23 Pa.C.S.A. § 5323
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