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A primary custodial parent is someone who is given physical and/or legal custody of a child by a court order.

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What does primary parent mean?

In California, the court uses the term primary custodial parent to designate the parent that the child lives with most of the time



If one parent has primary custody and the other parent has visitation which one is the custodial parent?

The custodial parent is the parent in which the child resides with. My son lives with me and I am the custodial parent, his dad has visitation rights and pays child support.




Can a parent who has primary custody move with their children to another state if so what is the primary custodial parents responibility to the non custodial parent?

In some states, if the custodial parent moves more than 65 miles "as the crow flies" from the original address at the time of the custody agreement and does not get written permission to do so from the non-custodial parent, the court can (and sometimes will) remove the child and place him/her with the non-custodial parent. At that time the non-custodial parent will be given full custody of the child and even if the first parent moves back, they probably will not regain custody again.


What is the definition of custodial parent?

in cases where the parents are divorced, a custodial parent is the one who the child generally lives with most of the time, and the custodial parent is also the one who makes most of the day to day decisions on how to raise the child. the custodial parent is the child's primary guardian and is the one who makes decisions during emergencies, etc.


Does the custodial parent have the right to move when the non-custodial parent lives out of state?

NO! They do not have that right, when non-custodial parent is in compliance with their obligations. The custodial parent MUST notify the non-custodial parent.


If a non-custodial parent refuses to pay child support can the custodial parent stop visitation?

custodial parent should take it to court. if the custodial parent keeps the child away from the non custodial parent then the custodial parent could do jail time


Can you drop medical coverage for your dependent children when they obtain state Medicaid coverage?

When a non custodial parent is ordered by the court to pay medical coverage, and the custodial parent applies for Medicaid that does not mean that the dependent child's medical coverage can be terminated by the non custodial parent. The ordered insurance becomes the primary insurance, and Medicaid becomes the secondary.


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

You have sole legal control over the child, the child lives with you and the non-custodial parent has visitations.


Can a primary custodial parent move a child out of state without the other parents consent?

Not if the other parent has any parental rights. In that case the "primary" parent must obtain the consent of the court through a modification of the custody and visitation orders. It will go more smoothly with the consent of the non-custodial parent.


What are the advantages to having been granted primary residence in a child custody case?

The child lives with you and you are entitled to child support from the non-custodial parent.The child lives with you and you are entitled to child support from the non-custodial parent.The child lives with you and you are entitled to child support from the non-custodial parent.The child lives with you and you are entitled to child support from the non-custodial parent.



Can a non-custodial parent enroll the child in a school near them without the other parent's consent?

No. The school will only deal with the custodial parent. The non-custodial parent cannot enroll a child in school.No. The school will only deal with the custodial parent. The non-custodial parent cannot enroll a child in school.No. The school will only deal with the custodial parent. The non-custodial parent cannot enroll a child in school.No. The school will only deal with the custodial parent. The non-custodial parent cannot enroll a child in school.


Can the father keep the child away from the mother if she has full custody?

No, of course not. If the non-custodial parent is keeping the custodial parent from the child then the custodial parent needs to get moving and take the matter to court immediately. The custodial parent also needs to get some counseling so that she can assert her rights more effectively and be a better parent for her child.


Who has the legal right to file a child the custodial parent or non custodial parent in Florida?

File what? If you are speaking of a court filing, either parent. If you are speaking of taxes the custodial parent has the right to file the child as a dependent. The custodial parent can allow the non-custodial parent the right if they want to.


Can a 13 year old move in with non custodial parent in virgina?

Not without the permission of the primary residential parent. see links


Does a custodial parent have to remain in contact with non-custodial parent?

Yes, if the non-custodial parent has any visitation rights.



Does non-custodial parent have to provide address to custodial parent?

Of course. The custodial parent should know where the child will be when she is with the non-custodial parent. If something should happen to the non-custodial parent the custodial parent should know where to get the child. Wanting to keep that type of information secret shows a problem of non-cooperation and a parent who is not thinking of the best interests of the child.


Can non-custody parent force counseling for child?

No. They would need to request a court order. A non-custodial parent has no right to force anything on the custodial parent.No. They would need to request a court order. A non-custodial parent has no right to force anything on the custodial parent.No. They would need to request a court order. A non-custodial parent has no right to force anything on the custodial parent.No. They would need to request a court order. A non-custodial parent has no right to force anything on the custodial parent.


Can a child stop past due child support?

No. That money is owed to the child's custodial parent.No. That money is owed to the child's custodial parent.No. That money is owed to the child's custodial parent.No. That money is owed to the child's custodial parent.


Is non custodial parent legally bound to tell custodial parent where the child is?

Yes! Why would you want to keep that from the "custodial parent" anyway?


Can the custodial parent denied visitation because unknown address of non-custodial parent?

For safety reasons the custodial parent should know where the child will be in case something happens to the non-custodial parent or if the child is not returned. If the non-custodial parent won't cooperate the custodial parent should return to court and request a court order.


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