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Most judges will in certain circumstances award temporary custody to the plaintiff but there may be a chance that the defendant may be granted visitation. If the plaintiff has concerns about the defendant having contact with the children, then it is important to contact an attorney or a court advocate before filing the Temporary Restraining order.


Divorce & Child Custody

For a brief overview on divorce proceedings in Jamaica visit: Divorce Process

For a brief overview and not a guide on the child custody process visit: Child Support Custody 

Contact an attorney for guidance on the divorce and child custody process.

Tips for the Court

  1. Be on time

  2. Dress appropriately

  3. Be prepared and bring proof and witnesses to help your case

  4. Be respectful

  5. Contact an attorney or court advocate for guidance with your case.

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