A court can consider these facts in awarding child custody: (1) parental fitness; (2) stability; (3) primary caretaker; (4) child’s preference; (5) harmful parental misconduct; (6) separation of siblings; and (7) substantial change in circumstances.
What factors does a South Dakota court consider in awarding child custody?
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