Child Custody

February 10, 2022

How does joint child custody work? And what is sole child custody?

In Minnesota, the parties or the court must decide custody, parenting time, and child support during a dissolution proceeding involving minor children.  In Minnesota, there are two types of custody: legal custody and physical custody.  Minnesota courts determine custody by applying the “best interest factors” as defined by Minnesota Statutes, section 518.17.  Every state has its own definitions of custody […]
December 9, 2019
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The different types of child custody

Physical custody – Basically, physical custody is whereby a parent is entitled to have a child live with him or her. In various states, courts will award joint physical custody where the child spends a substantial amount of time with the two parents. Joint physical custody is most effective in cases where the parents live in close proximity to each […]