Child Custody law & Child Support Collection References
It’s important to fully understand what rights you have as a parent, what the law is regarding custody, and what you can do to help influence decisions that a court might make.
Child custody and guardianship are legal terms describe the legal and practical relationship between a parent and his or her child, such as the right of the parent to make decisions for the child, and the parent’s duty to care for the child.
Knowing not just your rights but your responsibilities can also be a major factor in preventing disputes with your ex, and in keeping the whole process as amicable as possible.
- Physical custody means that a parent has the right to have a child live with him or her.
- Legal custody of a child means having the right and the obligation to make decisions about a child’s upbringing.
- Sole custody; One parent can have either sole legal custody or sole physical custody of a child.
- Joint custody; Parents who don’t live together have joint custody (also sometimes called shared custody, but shared custody is a very special subtype of joint custody. The difference between them, the main thing is joint custody is more concerned with making legal decisions for the child, whereas shared custody is about how much time the parents get to spend with their child.) when they share the decision-making responsibilities for, and/or physical control and custody of, their children.
- Half custody; When joint custody is awarded on a 1/2 – 1/2 basis, the arrangement is often referred to as a half custody arrangement. The parents have equal custody rights.
Child Support Collection
Child support is often arranged as part of a divorce, marital separation, dissolution, annulment or dissolution of a civil union and may supplement alimony (spousal support) arrangements.
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The office of Child Support Enforcement
Federal Office of Child Support enforcement. The mission of the Child Support Enforcement Program is to enhance the well-being of children by assuring that assistance in obtaining support, including financial and medical, is available to children through locating parents, establishing paternity, establishing support obligations, and monitoring and enforcing those obligations.