Can children choose what parent to live with after a divorce? The short answer is probably “no”. Most child custody lawyers would agree that custody and parenting plans are probably the most highly contested issues between people when relationships don’t work and the couple has had children.
Whether there is a genuine belief by a parent that children will be better off with him or her, or whether a parent is being spiteful when requesting majority timesharing, one argument that comes up is that the children prefer to live with one parent over the other.
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