Child Custody Rights in MN
“Legal custody” means the right to determine the child’s upbringing, including education, health care and religious training.
“Joint legal custody” means that both parents have equal rights and responsibilities, including the right to participate in major decisions determining the child’s upbringing, including education, health care and religious training.
“Physical custody and residence” means the routine daily care and control and where the child lives.
“Joint physical custody” means that the routine daily care and control and the residence of the child is structured between the parties.
Fortunately for children, the Court is very interested in making sure that the best custody and parenting plan is put into place. Mediation may be able to help you to explore options to find the custody and parenting time plan that will help your children through this difficult time.