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www.azlawhelp.org/articles_info.cfm?mc=1&sc=1&articleid=68

When legal custody is awarded to one parent, it is called "sole legal custody." The law does not favor one form of custody over another. What is "joint legal custody"? When the court grants joint legal custody, each of the parents has the same rights to make decisions about the child's care and welfare and neither parent's ...

georgia.gov/popular-topic/child-custody

The judge may opt to grant either sole custody or joint custody. In sole custody, the judge may approve visitation rights for the noncustodial parent, but otherwise, the noncustodial parent cannot exercise legal authority on the child's behalf. In joint custody, the parents may share in their child's legal and physical custody, ...

oklaw.org/resource/child-custody-married-divorcing-parents

Sole Physical Custody - the child lives with one parent and the other has specific visitation rights; or, • Joint Physical Custody - the child resides with each parent for a substantial amount of time during the calendar year. The court can also make a "Temporary custody" order. Temporary custody refers to a physical and legal ...

romanolawpc.com/oregon-child-custody

Sep 13, 2017 ... With sole custody, one parent has the sole right to make vital decisions regarding the child's education, religious training, health care, etc. Reasonable and consistent visitation for the non-custodial parent will be allowed under both sole and joint custody under what Oregon calls a “parenting plan.” ...

www.mass.gov/guides/massachusetts-law-about-child-custody-and-parenting-time

Jan 24, 2018 ... 177 (2006) In order for a parent who shares joint physical custody to move out of state, s/he must meet a higher standard than a parent who has sole physical custody. ... The putative biological father has no legal rights that need to be protected by the court, and the mother may relocate freely with the child.

www.lawny.org/node/8/child-custody-and-visitation-new-york

What is child custody and visitation? Custody is the authority to make decisions about the child's care, including education and medical care. There are two types of custody. Sole custody means that one parent has the authority to make decisions about the child. The non-custodial parent may have the right to receive  ...

www.custodyxchange.com/articles/sole-physical-custody.php

When parents should have a sole physical custody arrangement and examples of sole custody visitation schedules.

denmon.lawyer/family-law/sole-custody-florida

Getting sole child custody in Florida is an uphill battle in all but the most serious of situations. Florida custody law starts with the presumption that it is in the best interests of children to have substantial quality time with each parent. A custodial parent seeking sole custody rights is asking the court to restrict or deny the ...

www.custodyzen.com/divorce-terms/custodial-parent.html

If the custodial parent has sole custody of the child, which means sole physical custody and sole legal custody, then the custodial parent rights are increased. If the custodial parent has sole legal and sole physical custody, then he or she ...