Under Michigan law, an important and oddly worded concept is the custodial
environment. This is essentially a child’s home. Where is the child’s
home? That is the question. It is essential to bring out proper testimony
to support these magical key words for the court when in a custody battle.
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“Established Custodial Environment: MCL 722.27(1)(c),:
The custodial environment of a child is established if over an appreciable
time the child naturally looks to the custodian in that environment for
guidance, discipline, the necessities of life, and parental comfort. The
age of the child, the physical environment, and the inclination of the
custodian and the child as to permanency of the relationship shall also
The Court must determine whether an established custodial environment exists
before it makes a determination regarding the child’s best interests
in a custody proceeding. Whether an established custodial environment
exists is a question of fact. Mogle v. Scriver, 241 Mich App 192, 197;
614 NW2d 696 (2000).”
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