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It is a term that has the same meaning as primary physical custody meaning the person so awarded has the child or children living with them the greater percentage of time.

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What is the difference between joint custody and shared custody?

They mean the same thing . The parents share legal and physical custody of the child.See related question.They mean the same thing . The parents share legal and physical custody of the child.See related question.They mean the same thing . The parents share legal and physical custody of the child.See related question.They mean the same thing . The parents share legal and physical custody of the child.See related question.


If you have sole custody and your ex has physical custody can you keep her?

You cannot have sole custody without physical custody. If your ex has physical custody, you are the non-custodial parent.


What exactly is physical custody?

Physical custody means that a person (typically the parent) has the right to have the child living with them. This could be sole physical custody, or even joint physical custody in which the parents share custody of their child.


Does joint custody reduce child support payments?

Not necessarily. It depends more on who has physical custody.Not necessarily. It depends more on who has physical custody.Not necessarily. It depends more on who has physical custody.Not necessarily. It depends more on who has physical custody.


What is shared legal custody mean?

Shared legal custody means that both parents have equal rights to make decisions regarding the child. One parent may have physical custody with the non-physical-custody parent paying child support.


If legal and physical custody was granted to the mother is that the same as full physical and full legal custody?

Yes. Legal and physical custody granted to the mother means full, sole legal and physical custody.


Can you take your child out of school if you are not the legal guardian but you have joint custody?

Not if you do not have legal physical custody. The school would not have any right to release the child to you if the other parent has sole physical custody.Not if you do not have legal physical custody. The school would not have any right to release the child to you if the other parent has sole physical custody.Not if you do not have legal physical custody. The school would not have any right to release the child to you if the other parent has sole physical custody.Not if you do not have legal physical custody. The school would not have any right to release the child to you if the other parent has sole physical custody.


What is domiciliary custody?

Domiciliary custody refers to the parent who has physical custody. It's the parent with whom the child lives.Domiciliary custody refers to the parent who has physical custody. It's the parent with whom the child lives.Domiciliary custody refers to the parent who has physical custody. It's the parent with whom the child lives.Domiciliary custody refers to the parent who has physical custody. It's the parent with whom the child lives.


Can a father who has joint physical custody of his son be granted sole physical custody if the mother is in jail?

Either parent can have physical custody in a joint custody arrangement. If there is a court order granting the mother physical custody the father should notify the court of the mother's incarceration and have that order modified unless he wants the mother to resume physical custody when she is released.


What does it mean to have sole legal and physical custody?

It means that the child is all your's and your responsibility.


What is joint sole custody?

That phrase is in error.Sole custody means that one person, usually a parent, has full legal and physical custody. Joint custody means that both parents share legal custody although the child may live with one parent who has physical custody.That phrase is in error.Sole custody means that one person, usually a parent, has full legal and physical custody. Joint custody means that both parents share legal custody although the child may live with one parent who has physical custody.That phrase is in error.Sole custody means that one person, usually a parent, has full legal and physical custody. Joint custody means that both parents share legal custody although the child may live with one parent who has physical custody.That phrase is in error.Sole custody means that one person, usually a parent, has full legal and physical custody. Joint custody means that both parents share legal custody although the child may live with one parent who has physical custody.


If mother has physical custody of the child who has the authority to make burial decisions?

The party with legal custody makes the decision. Physical custody is another matter between the parties. Many couples have joint custody with physical custody to the mother. Whoever has legal custody has the right to make important decisions.


How can the father get joint custody of his child?

By petitioning the court to give joint custody to the parents. In most state, Joint Legal Custody is the standard. If you mean Joint Physical Custody, with 50/50 Custody, this is more complicated, requiring preparation similar to petitioning for full custody.


How does joint custody affect child support in Nebraska?

The parent with physical custody receives child support from the other parent.The parent with physical custody receives child support from the other parent.The parent with physical custody receives child support from the other parent.The parent with physical custody receives child support from the other parent.


Is there a difference between primary physical custody and partial physical custody?

Primary physical custody applies to whomever the children live with the majority of the time. Their "permanent residence". Partial physical custody, usually designates the parent who has the children on holidays, summer vacation from school, etc.


What does primary custody mean?

It means one parent is granted physical custody of the child the majority of time (in other words, your primary residence is with that parent). However one parent may have primary physical custody but joint legal custody where the other parent has equal decision making power in the child's life.


What does temporary primary physical care and custody mean?

Possession and control pending an evidentiary hearing.


Who pays child support if parents share custody of children?

Parents often have joint custody with one parent having physical custody. Generally, the parent with physical custody receives child support from the non-physical-custody parent. There are other arrangements whereby the parents share physical custody. States are required to have child support guidelines and the guidelines will control who pays child support and how much. The court will issue a court order to that effect.Parents often have joint custody with one parent having physical custody. Generally, the parent with physical custody receives child support from the non-physical-custody parent. There are other arrangements whereby the parents share physical custody. States are required to have child support guidelines and the guidelines will control who pays child support and how much. The court will issue a court order to that effect.Parents often have joint custody with one parent having physical custody. Generally, the parent with physical custody receives child support from the non-physical-custody parent. There are other arrangements whereby the parents share physical custody. States are required to have child support guidelines and the guidelines will control who pays child support and how much. The court will issue a court order to that effect.Parents often have joint custody with one parent having physical custody. Generally, the parent with physical custody receives child support from the non-physical-custody parent. There are other arrangements whereby the parents share physical custody. States are required to have child support guidelines and the guidelines will control who pays child support and how much. The court will issue a court order to that effect.


Should a father ask for child support first?

The parent who will have physical custody is the parent who can request child support.The parent who will have physical custody is the parent who can request child support.The parent who will have physical custody is the parent who can request child support.The parent who will have physical custody is the parent who can request child support.


Can you get custody of your child if the mother leaves state and never has him?

If the mother has legal custody but leaves the state and doesn't have physical custody of your child then that must mean the child is with someone who doesn't have custody. I assume you are not married. In that case, you must establish your paternity in court and request legal and physical custody. If the mother has left the state without taking her child with her the court will certainly want to know who the child is with and will certainly consider awarding legal custody to the other biological parent, you.Perhaps you can convince the mother to consent to your getting legal and physical custody. If not sole custody, then joint legal and physical custody.You should consult with an attorneywho specializes in custody issues. The attorney can review your situation and explain your rights and options.


What is meant by the phrase petitioner further prays for temporary and permanent legal custody and physical care of the children?

The person has petitioned the court for sole legal and physical custody of the children.The person has petitioned the court for sole legal and physical custody of the children.The person has petitioned the court for sole legal and physical custody of the children.The person has petitioned the court for sole legal and physical custody of the children.


If you receive TANIF for your child do you have custody?

TANF eligibility is based on physical custody, not legal custody.


After physical custody of a child was awarded to the father by the court and joint custody to mother can the mother get physical custody.?

Yes if she can prove that it would be the the child's best interest to be with her physically. Custody orders can change at any time. If there is a sign of danger from the child being with the father, the mother can gain physical custody.



What is the difference between physical and sole custody?

ANSWER:Physical custody refers to who the child lives with, the child's main care giver. Legal custody determines who can make decisions concerning the child. There are many variations.Examples:One parent can have sole physical custody with both parents sharing legal custody.One parent can have sole physical and legal custody while the other parent has visitation rights.


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