- April 6, 2022
- Kelvin Birk
- Family Law
When it comes to child custody, the two main types of custody that can be awarded to parents are custodial and non-custodial. Custodial parents are the ones who have primary physical custody of the child, while non-custodial parents have visitation rights. Typically, the non-custodial parent may also have joint legal custody, which means they share some of the decision-making authority with the custodial parent.
There are a number of factors that can influence who is granted custody and what rights they have. These include:
- The relationship between the parents (e.g., the parent’s plan for custody and parenting wishes)
- The needs of the child ( [...]