What Is Legal Custody?

There’s a lot of different terms that are used with respect to custody. Some people use the term legal custody. What legal custody generally means is the parent has the right to make all decisions. It can also be known as sole custody, or some clients refer to it as full custody. Watch this video to learn more.

Legal custody refers to the right to make decisions that impact the child. Examples include selecting a school, choosing (or not choosing) a church, and determining medical care. If a parent has sole legal custody, he or she makes all of these decisions without having to consider the input of the other parent.

As a parent herself, attorney Michelle Cimino understands that you love your child more than life itself, and you want to spend ample time with him or her. The right child custody agreement will allow for this. The Cimino Law Firm has more than 20 years of experience with child custody cases. We have successfully mediated cases outside of court, just as we have fought for our clients inside the courtroom.

Schedule a free consultation with Rochester child custody attorney Michelle Cimino today, and let her experience work for you.

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