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What Is Joint Custody?
What Is Joint Custody?

What is "joint custody"? When it comes to family law, there are two kinds of custody: legal custody and physical custody. When we talk about "joint legal custody,"  we mean two parents who share the rights, privileges, duties, and powers of a parent. With joint legal custody, both parents have the right to make educational, medical, religious, etc.

7 years ago
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Minimum Parent-Time, A Break Down for Utah Custody
Minimum Parent-Time, A Break Down for Utah Custody

Minimum parent-time: What does it mean? If you’re trying to figure out parent-time in Utah, you’ll probably hear the term “minimum parent time” get thrown around a lot.  Basically, in an ideal world, parents decide for themselves how they’re going to co-parent their children after a separation.   Many parents are able to come to an amicable solution through negotiation with their lawyers and a mediator.

7 years ago
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