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Protective order is no bar to joint custody (access required)

Even though a father had a protective order in place against the mother, a circuit judge still was within his discretion to order joint legal custody of the divorced couple’s child, the Court of Appeals has ruled in a case of first impression. The parties could communicate using third parties, the court reasoned, noting an absence ...