Different Types of Child Custodies

Child custody is a part of Heather Smith Law’s expertise areas. Child custody is a term to tell the obligations and parental rights related to taking care of children. This issue arises in unmarried individuals with children and divorced parents. It is better to ask the legal help in this case. Here are some types of children custody you need to know.

  • Physical custody is a condition when children live with parents
  • Legal custody is a condition when the parents can make legal rule or decision for the children, and it gives the impact to the children.
  • Joint legal custody is a situation where both parents have decisions that will impact the child. They could share joint legal custody, and the courts could settle the dispute.
  • Sole custody is the case where parents could have rights to visit, but one of them can’t have the right to custody. One of them also cannot make any kind of decisions regarding the child.

If you are in one of those situations, it is better to contact Heather Smith Law office. This professional lawyer will help you to indicate the problem and find the best solution for the children and both of you. The good lawyer will make the right approach to the children and will not rule out there feelings. Sure, all of the parents in this world want to see their children happy, especially because they are too young to be concerned about marriage problems.

Heather Smith Law helps with visitations for the children, too. Custodial parent and non-custodial parent should be discussed. They have their own visitation agreements like one weeknight per week or every weekend. The visitation could be increased when the parents agree. There are a few types of visitations. Grandparent visitation is a general rule like grandparent visitation cannot interfere with the parent-child relationship. The grandparent should serve the best interest for the children. You can talk to the attorney at the Heather Smith Law office.  Another visitation or supervised visitation should be discussed. This is when a parent poses a danger or never developed a relationship with the child. A parent could spend time with the child at a licensed facility or with a designated third party. Parents could agree about it or find a judge to supervise visits to protect the child.