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Leving co-authored, as well as the difference between joint legal custody and joint residential custody.
Usher, 33, and ex-wife Tameka Foster Raymond will have joint legal custody but her visitation rights haven't yet been decided.
In Arizona, joint legal custody means that both parents have equal rights and responsibilities in raising their child.
3) To that end, this Article considers, beyond the obvious risks of physical harm, (4) why joint legal custody is not a viable alternative to sole legal custody in cases involving intimate partner violence.
4) In reaching this conclusion, the second district wrote as follows: By incorporating this finding, the judgment for dissolution of marriage not only awarded joint legal custody to the parties, with the respondent designated as the primary residential custodian, but also awarded the petitioner the "usual and customary" visitation.
Joint custody has two forms: joint legal custody (in which both parents have the right to make important decisions about the child, such as decisions about medical care and education) and joint physical custody (in which children spend a substantial amount of time in the households of both parents).
Naumoff then sought and won joint legal custody and partial physical custody during summers and school breaks.
I, however, only wanted one thing - joint legal custody of our children.