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Factors for Child Custody in Mississippi:

In Mississippi, the Chancellor will apply the Albright factors to determine custody, they are;

The age of the child;
The health of the child;
The sex of the child;
The parent that has had the continuity of care prior to the separation;
The parenting skills of each parent;
The parent that has the willingness and capacity to provide primary child care;
The employment of each parent and the responsibilities of that employment;
The physical and mental health of the parents;
The emotional ties between parent and child;
The moral fitness of the parents;
The home, school and community record of the child;
The preference of a child of the age sufficient to express a preference by law (12 years of age or older);
The stability of the home environment and employment of each parent; and
The other factors relevant to the parent-child relationship.

Albright v. Albright, 437 So. 2d 1003, 1005 (Miss. 1983)

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