By Appelhof, Pfeifer & Hart, P.A. | Published March 14, 2022 | Posted in Child Custody, Divorce | Tagged Tags: children and divorce, legal custody, physical custody | Comments Off on What is the Difference Between Physical and Legal Child Custody?
Divorcing parents will typically share custody of their children, unless one parent is deemed unfit to serve in any sort of custodial role. That custody is split into two elements: legal and physical. The arrangement parents have for legal custody might not be exactly the same as physical custody, and vice versa. Here’s a quick Read MoreRead More
Minnesota courts take domestic abuse seriously as it relates to child custody. In most cases, physical custody goes to the parent who provides most of the children’s daily care. Legal custody is typically shared by both parents, who then must work together to make decisions regarding education, medicine, culture, religion and other issues. This can Read MoreRead More
When it comes to determining a child custody arrangement between you and your former partner, there a number of different structures you might hear discussed. These include the following: Physical custody. Joint physical custody arrangements, in which both parents share in having their children spend equal or nearly equal time in their respective homes, are Read MoreRead More
Parents in Minnesota can share legal and physical custody. However, is shared physical custody right for your children? There are some situations where it is in the best interests of your children and some situations where it may not be. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the number of households with married parents and minor Read MoreRead More
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