If parents have joint custody do they have to agree about therapy for the child?

Answer Yes. That's why judges are reluctant to grant joint custody to parents who have a contentious relationship. It is common for one parent to object to such issues as a way to maintain control over th... Read More »

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If 2 parents have joint custody and are fighting over who the child lives with how old does the child need to be to have a say in which house she wants to live in?

AnswerTime for the two parents to grow up and come to some sort of an amicable agreement. All a child sees is "mom and dad" and anything other than that is useless information for him/her. The son/... Read More »

When each parent has custody of one child but they both have joint legal custody is the other parent able to enroll the child in school if they end up coming to live with that parent?

joint custody is just given to make the other person who doesnt have all legal rights feel better, they don't have any real rights of the child, but theyt do get visitation rights. and if you went ... Read More »

If the parents live in two different cities do they still have the right to joint custody or will the judge order one of them sole custody?

Answer Best Interests of the children. Are you talking about physical custody or legal custody? Visitation schedule?Hopefully the parents can work it out in concilation court.for more details see... Read More »

If you have joint custody of your children do you have to pay child support while they spend the summer with you in NY?

Answer This is an issue which should have been addressed in the original support agreement.If there is no stipulation as to how support should be administered when the children are with you. You ar... Read More »