Child Support in Montana


Area of Law: 

Child Support in Montana

Free Legal Aid provides useful information about child custody. In addition to the video here, be sure you check out other resources.

Child Custody in Montana: The Best Interests of the Child

When divorcing parents come into court for a decision on parenting arrangements, judges in Montana make decisions based on the best interests of the child. The stability of the environment in each parent’s home is an important factor, as is the quality of the child’s relationship with each parent. check to learn more.

Montana Child Custody Laws and the Parenting Plan

Montana uses several criteria to determine custody of a child. Primarily, a family court in Montana determines custody based on the best interests of the child. In Montana, parents who wish to file for custody should first become familiar with the child custody laws in Montana. check to learn more.

Child Custody in Montana

When a couple divorces and there is a minor child involved, the divorce decree will specify who has physical custody as well as legal custody of the child. There are typically several different custody arrangements that may be made for children of divorced parents. check to learn more.

Montana Child Custody Laws

Determining child custody is an important part of the separation or divorce process for parents. In Montana, it is possible to modify a custody arrangement, but a Montana court will want to see significant changes in circumstances for the family before granting a modification. check to learn more.

Montana Child Custody

Montana child custody laws protect and promote the child's welfare. Montana's family courts urge divorcing parents to work out the details of raising their child after a divorce. Divorcing parents submit a proposed parenting plan to the court. check to learn more.