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 Is joint custody a new phenomenon?

Answer Answer No, although it was rare in the past. Divorced families in times past sometimes worked out arrangements that were equivalent to modern jointcustody (Ricci, 1981).For example, the Maryland C... 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 »
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If you have primary physical custody and joint legal custody do you have move rights then the parent that does not have physical custody when it comes to the best interest of the child?

Answer yes and no. joint legal basically means the other parent can get any and all legal info on the child such as medical records, school records and of course anything legal or court related if... Read More »
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If there is joint custody and one of the partners goes to jail and gives power of attorny to someone else over the children can the other ex get custody of the kids?

i think there's a good chance you would get custody, judges don't look kindly on parents in jail, as they can't parent at all from there...call a few family lawyers in your area and ask them about ... Read More »
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Do you have a right to move the child overseas if you have joint custody with father and you have primary physical custody?

No. A minor cannot be removed from the jurisdiction in which the custody was awarded, without the permission of the other parent and the Family Court.AnswerIn FL our lawyer told us it is the other ... Read More »
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