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Types of Child Custody

Divorcing parents' rights will vary depending on the type of child custody and visitation they have. This article explains the differences between types of custody, including:

  • Legal custody vs. physical custody
  • Sole custody vs. joint custody

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  • Custody & child visitation cases are emotional, and a lawyer can seek the best outcome
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