Child Custody After Divorce In Pakistan.

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Legal Age of Child Custody after Divorce in Pakistan 

In Pakistani Laws the custody of a minor is given to the mother, this right is called as right of hizanat. But after the age of seven years, the mother’s right over the son ends however it is not an absolute right; it is made in the interest of the boy.

Girls are given to mothers until they attain puberty. One important aspect of this law is that the conduct of the mother is of great importance, and if that is found ‘objectionable’, she may not be given custody rights.

The father has the right to custody after the mother’s term ends by the court of law. In case of the absence of both parents, the grandparents are offered the custody of the child.

However, an important point to be noted is that irrespective of the customs or personal laws, any parent who wants custody of a child and cannot reach a settlement has to seek custody separately from the Court. There is never any automatic transfer of a child’s custody to a particular parent.

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4 thoughts on “Child Custody After Divorce In Pakistan.”

  1. Aoa.. What is the law of pakistan if the mother is not irresponsible and she made illegal relationship… Can the father get the custody of the children

  2. can a mother get custody if shes not financially stable but her husband is abusive and has illegal relationships?

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