Can my husband be granted full custody because I don’t work?

Hello,We have three children and I don’t work. In case of divorce, will my husband be granted full custody of our little children (5, 3 and 2 years old)?

Asked on July 23, 2012 under Family Law, Georgia


Paula McGill / Paula J. McGill, Attorney at Law

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

 Are you out of work because the two of you agreed that you would stay home to take care of the children?  Are you the primary caretaker of the children?  Has the father participated in day to day child rearing?  These are some of the questions the court will consider when it determines who will have primary custody.  

If you believe there's going to be a custody fight, hire an attorney.  


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