THE PROCEDURE AND FORUM FOR GRANTING CUSTODY OF A CHILD IN UGANDA

The forum for applying for custody is the High Court, specifically, the Family and Children’s Court Division.  The person seeking custody should file a petition to the Family and Children’s court supported by an affidavit. The petition the facts should indicate why you deserve custody of the child and how your custody request will... Continue Reading →

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OBTAINING CUSTODY OF A CHILD IN UGANDA

The Constitution of the Republic of Uganda stipulates that a child is a person below the age of eighteen years. A child is entitled to live with his or her parents or guardians unless it is not in the interest of the child whereof the best substitute care available shall be provided for the child.... Continue Reading →

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