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What Is Joint Custody?

Child custody is one of the biggest issues that will be decided in your divorce decree. If you are awarded joint custody in Cumming, you will share custody with your ex, including visitation rights and decision-making responsibilities. This video explains more.

Joint custody can refer to physical and legal custody, or one or the other. In some cases, one parent may have primary physical custody-meaning that the children reside with him or her-but both parents share legal custody, so they make decisions about factors like school or medical treatments together. In some cases, both physical and legal custody are shared, so children split their time between both homes. It is important to note that family law does not link child support and child custody. While the parent with primary physical custody may get child support, non-payment of child support cannot be used to withhold visitation.

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