Law and Religion in Child Custody Cases. The Supreme Court has not yet decided a cases involving religion and custody. However, the courts will consider one of the three when deciding custody cases. 1) Actual or Substantial Harm 2)Risk of Harm 3) No Harm Required
One of the most serious aspects in a divorce is child custody. When a chancery court judge considers custody issues, the overriding question is "What is in the best interest of the child?" Learn what factors the court will consider in making this decision.