2) Sole legal and joint physical custody means you make all legal decisions and you share time with her.You would be the residential parent, the one your child lives with and he would have visitation.How does the judge decide who is the better parent?
If you are involved in an active family court case, it is best not to post about the proceedings online.Parties who vent about the “incompetent judge” or “lazy court staff” working on their case on social media websites will not help their chances at getting what they want in the matter.Custody is decided based on the best interests of the child.However, I would say there is an advantage to the person who files first simply because that person is asking rather than defending.In recent years, it has become common practice to use evidence gathered from social media websites in all types of family law cases.
Evidence from Facebook, Twitter, Linked In, Instagram, dating websites, and blogs is now routinely used in divorce, alimony, child support, child custody, and visitation cases.
You can also learn more about how to get child custody by reading the following questions and answers: What kind of custody arrangements are there?
Brette's Answer: 1) Sole legal and physical custody would mean you make all decisions and he has no rights to see her.
Stephanie's Question: Three weeks ago my husband decided he was not happy in our marriage and wants a divorce.
Last weekend he moved in with someone he had been seeing.
We have a 3 1/2 year old son, does it matter who files for the divorce due to custody issues?