What is joint custody?

Answer Answer There are two kinds of joint custody, legal and physical. Joint legalcustody gives the non-residential parent the right to participate inmajor decisions about the children's upbringing and t... 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 »

What happens if a mother signs over custody to a father and within 30 days refiles for joint custody without any of the circumstances changing?

If there is a visitation order or if you were once married to whom you had a child with you can not move with out concent from a judge. You have to file the request to move and they have to notify ... Read More »

If you have joint legal custody of your two children and you're engaged to an Army officer stationed in Texas what actions do you need to take to get full custody?