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2001-2002 Regular Session - HB 1039
Child custody; joint physical custody; court designates custodial parent
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to amend Article 1 of Chapter 9 of Title 19 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions relative to child custody proceedings, so as to provide that the court shall grant joint physical custody where custody of a child is at issue between the parents; to repeal the provision allowing courts to consider the desires of children between the ages of 11 and 14; to require courts to state which parent is the custodial parent; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/17/2002 - House Second Readers
Jan/16/2002 - House First Readers
Jan/15/2002 - House Hopper