3- When is custody given to a mother?
- For the Catholic church: The legal age of custody is the breastfeeding age namely two years; the religious court shall have a discretionary power in granting custody taking into account the best interests of minors (both males and females).
- For the Greek Orthodox church: The age of custody is 14 for males and 15 for females.
- For the Armenian Orthodox church: The age of custody is 7 for males and 9 for females (same for the Syriac Orthodox and Assyrian churches).
- For the Evangelical church: The age of custody is 12 for males and females.