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Update: Obesity firmly on horizon in child custody arena

Dr. David Ludwig, an obesity specialist at a Harvard-affiliated hospital in Boston, never intended to become a lightning rod in a debate linking obesity with child custody that is growing in intensity.

Child custody disputes increasingly centered on obesity

Courts in many states are increasingly being asked to consider a fairly new factor in their determinations of a child's best interests in a child custody dispute: obesity.

MD's View on Child Obesity and Custody Draws Strong Reactions

When Georgia courts look at the best interests of the child in child custody matters, they consider a number of factors that collectively influence their judgment. Those include identifying who is the primary caregiver; issues concerning parenting fitness; evidence of any abuse in the home; the preference of the child; where the parents live; opportunities for visitation; and a number of other matters.

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