Legal Question in Family Law in Virginia

If a divorced couple has joint custody of a child and the parent with physical custody passed and "willed" the custody to another family member, who gets custody of the child?

Asked on 5/20/13, 2:18 pm

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Robert Beard Attorney at Law
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Under Virginia law, custody automatically passes to surviving parent.

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Answered on 5/20/13, 2:21 pm

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