Here are a few ways child custody may be granted. There may be physical custody, legal custody, sole custody, and joint custody. This will vary based on the circumstances of a particular case. It is important to know what each type of custody will grant and what options may be necessary if a party would like to contest custody.
It is helpful to consult with a local attorney regarding custody matters to ensure you understand what your rights are. Child Custody is one of the most highly contested issues in a dissolution. Custody matters can be decided by the judge if both parties are not able to come to an amicable agreeement. When consulting with an attorney it is important to ask what the process is and what the potential scenarious are in a child custody matter.
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