Child Custody

Child custody is one of the most important and essential decisions during divorce

The various types of custody:

Physical custody:

Physical custody is when a parent has the right to have a child live with him or her. In some cases there is also joint physical custody where the child has spend significant amount of time with both parents.

Legal custody:

Legal custody meaning having the right of a child’s major decisions like schooling, medical care, religious upbringing.

Sole custody:

Sole custody is when the custody of a child is given solely and independently to one parent. The court may do this when it thinks that the other parent is deemed unfit which may have a negative impact on the child

Joint custody:

Joint custody is when both the parents share the decision making responsibilities for the child.


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