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What is the typical judicial attitude towards custody?

Not, surprisingly, it is women who are most in favor by percentage. Perhaps this is due to the recognition of the value of maternal instinct. For whatever reason, it has been the presidence set in the past and traditionally many judges find it difficult to change their ways. However, with the changing of socio-economic structure of contemporary society, fathers are beginning to have a more significant parenting role. More and more the court is granting fathers custodial rights or increased visitation rights. The decision of custody is not gender bias, so either parent has an equal chance of being the custodial parent as the other. Many fathers will argue otherwise, but state laws are put in place to protect their parenting rights.