Where the children live, who takes care of them, and how much time they spend with each parent. With joint physical custody children spend a lot of time with both parents. With sole physical custody children live with one parent and have visitation with the other parent.
A parents who has the right to have his child live with him.
In a divorce, one of two types of child custody. A parent who has physical custody lives most of the time with the child. Compare with legal custody.
The right to have your child live with you and to make everyday decisions for the child.
The day-to-day rights and responsibilities associated with having your child in your home and being responsible for his or her care and upbringing.
The child lives with the parent having physical custody; this parent is responsible for the care of the child. Parents can share physical custody of their child.
Physical custody concerns the day-to-day living arrangments of the childÂ and whetherÂ one parent will have sole physical custody or whether both parents will share in joint physical custody of the child.
The taxpayer with whom a child lives is considered to have physical custody.
See custody and parenting time
The determination of where the child will spend most of his or her ti me. Also said to have the care, custody and control of the daily activities of the child. Physical custody considers the routine daily care and control, and residence of the child.
It is in reference to the parent with whom the child resides. Depending upon arrangements, it may be joint or sole custody.
a type of child custody in which one parent has the right to have the child live with them.
Legal right of an adult to live with the child as the primary caregiver.
A child custody decision granting the right to organize and administer the day to day residential care of a child. This is usually combined with legal custody.
The parent with whom the child resides has physical custody. Depending upon arrangements, it may be joint or sole custody.
The home/parent in which the child(ren) will primarily reside in/with. See Custodial Parent Return to List
The right and obligation of a parent to have his child live with him. Compare legal custody.
Physical custody involves the day-to-day care of a child and establishes where a child will live. The parent with physical custody has the right to have his/her child live with him/her. If a child lives primarily with one parent, that parent is said to be the custodial parent with sole physical custody.