Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
An arrangement by which parents who do not live together share the upbringing of a child. Joint custody can be joint legal custody (in which both parents have a say in decisions affecting the child), joint physical custody (in which the child spends a significant amount of time with both parents), or both.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:18 pm