The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

why is pap awarded custody of huck

why does he get the custody like what does he do

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It was difficult for a parent to lose custody of a child. Pap cons a new judge into keeping his custody of Huck. This doesn't last long as Pap quickly shows his true colours (drunken sod). Still custody change takes a long time and Pap kidnaps Huck before anything really happens in court.