March 2019 Archives

How does a court make decisions about parental responsibilities?

Parental responsibilities, sometimes called child custody, is an important issue for divorcing parents. If you just started the divorce process, some of your first concerns may have been over where your child will live, how frequently you will see your child and who will be able to make decisions about your child’s upbringing. While you and your spouse can work together on a parenting plan that addresses these concerns, sometimes collaboration does not work and a court must make these decisions.