Can I change from joint custody to sole custody?

Answer You can petition the court that has jurisdiction for a modification of the custody order. The court will hear the testimony, evaluate the situation and render a decision that is in the best interes... Read More »

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How can you get joint custody or physical custody when mother has sole custody of child?

There is a difference between physical and legal custody. The court can award joint legal custody to the parents and determine that one parent will have physical custody. It can also award joint ph... Read More »

What is the difference between sole custody and joint custody?

Custody labels change depending upon the jurisdiction in which you reside. It is important to know and understand the proper custody labels and have them applied in your child custody order. Genera... Read More »

If the mother has sole physical custody and shares joint legal custody with the father the two never married if the mother dies can her husband who is not the baby's biological father assume custody?

Biological Father Gets Custody No, unless the baby's biological father relenquishes his parental rights, he would get custody of the child if the mother dies, not her husband. The biological father... Read More »

If you are seeking sole and primary physical custody of your infant is 3 and one-half days of visitation with the father considered joint custody?

Answer The extent of a parent(s) custody rights are determined by a court order. The ideal situation is for both parents to reach a workable, amicable decision. The time that is spent with a parent... Read More »