Understanding the Difference Between Sole Legal Custody and Sole Physical Custody

During divorce proceedings, many parents report that they would prefer to get sole legal decision making (custody) of their child or children. But what does this mean? What are the ramifications and likelihood of achieving this outcome? Defining “Sole Legal Decision Making/Custody” and “Sole Physical Custody” First of all, it’s important to understand that there […]

Can a Parent With Sole Custody Deny Visitation?

Can a parent who has sole legal custody/legal decision making deny visitation to their ex-spouse or ex-partner? It’s a sensitive topic and one that happens with significant regularity. The bottom line is that a parent with sole legal custody does not always have sole custody. In most cases, the courts grant joint physical parenting time to […]