Child custody is one of the most complicated aspects of any divorce and the process is often harder on the children than it is on the parents. When a divorce is contested, child custody is frequently more difficult to resolve as the parties find it hard to agree on how their parenting time is going to be divided. If a divorce is uncontested and the parties are able to agree on the other issues, they generally have a greater chance of establishing a child custody plan that works for both parties and the children. Read more
In our Rockville and Frederick, Maryland Law Practice, we frequently hear questions about custody cases. Here are 4 things we get asked regularly.
1. What is the difference between Legal and Physical Custody?
Legal Custody means the right to make decisions about major issues such as religion, education and medical care. Physical Custody means where the children will live.