The choices for parents who are divorcing can be confusing. There are two overall categories of child custody to consider along with several custody arrangement choices. Shared or joint custody can provide a child with the best parenting plan, but it's not appropriate for all situations. Read on to find out if joint custody might be right for you.
Legal Custody and Physical Custody
If both of you are determined to remain present in your child's life, joint legal custody allows you to do that.