shared custody
shared custody see custody b

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

shared custody
After a divorce or separation between parents, the sharing of parenting responsibilities for children born to the parents. (See also: joint custody)
Category: Divorce & Family Law → Divorce, Child Support & Custody

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Shared parenting — refers to a family arrangement in child custody or divorce settlements, in which the care of the children is equal, or more than substantially shared, between the biological parents. [ [http://www.oberholtzerlaw.com/legterm.htm Legal Terms ] ]… …   Wikipedia

  • custody — cus·to·dy n [Latin custodia, from custod custos guardian]: care or control exercised by a person or authority over something or someone: as a: supervision and control over property that usu. includes liability for damage that may occur b: care… …   Law dictionary

  • Shared residency in English law — For the general principles, see Residence in English law Shared residence, or joint residence, refers to the situation where the child(ren) of parents who have divorced or separated reside(s) with each parent at different times, and each parent… …   Wikipedia

  • joint custody — see custody b Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. joint custody …   Law dictionary

  • Joint custody — is a court order whereby custody of a child is awarded to both parties. Many states recognize two forms of joint custody: joint physical custody, and joint legal custody. In joint physical custody, which is also known as joint physical care,… …   Wikipedia

  • Child custody — Family law Entering into marriag …   Wikipedia

  • Child custody laws in the United States — Child custody and guardianship are legal terms which are sometimes used to describe the legal and practical relationship between a parent and his or her child, such as the right of the parent to make decisions for the child, and the parent s duty …   Wikipedia

  • Parental responsibility (access and custody) — In the states of the European Union and elsewhere, parental responsibility refers to the rights and privileges which underpin the relationship between a child and either of the child s parents or those adults who have a significant role in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Fathers' rights movement — The Fathers rights movement has been characterized as a civil rights movement,cite news | last =Sacks | first = G | coauthors = Thompson D | title =Why Are There so Many Women in the Fathers Movement? | publisher = Star Tribune | date =2006 06 21 …   Wikipedia

  • Fathers' rights movement by country — The fathers rights movement has evolved in many countries. This article provides details about the fathers rights movement in specific countries.AustraliaFathers rights groups began in Australia in the 1970s with the founding of organizations… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”