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Physical Custody

The right of a parent to have the child(en)actually live in their home. There are two types of physical custody arrangements: primary physical custody and shared physical custody.

Question: What would stop the mother from getting physical custody in a custody hearing? what would stop the mother from having physical custody? And how is physical custody determened?

Answer: The central question the court must answer is: What is in the best interest of the child? Thus, the court will have to determine the home in which the child is most likely to have a safe, stable, nurturing environment. Do not assume that the mother's home is the default correct answer to the court's question. A person in a contested custody lawsuit should expect it to be difficult, unpleasant, and very expensive. If the potential custodial parents can trust one another, I would recommend mediation.

 


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E! Online

Sherri Shepherd Maintains Physical Custody of 9-Year-Old Son, Tweets "Keep ...
E! Online
 

Sherri Shepherd Wins Custody Of Son, 9, After Brutal Battle With Ex-Husband

Hollybaby
Sherri Shepherd can finally breathe a sigh a relief now that one of her two pending custody battles have been resolved. The Los Angeles Superior Court ruled that Sherri will maintain physical custody of her 9-year-old son, Jeffrey. Sherri Shepherd, 47 ...
 

Us Magazine

Sherri Shepherd Court Victory, Maintains Custody of 9-Year-Old Son After Court ...
Us Magazine
 

Sherri Shepherd Wins Custody Battle Over Her Son

Huffington Post
The "View" co-host has been in a custody battle since her ex-husband Jeffrey Tarpley petitioned for temporary physical custody of their son, claiming that Shepherd's career takes priority over parenting. People reported Tuesday that a judge denied ...
 

Father asks court to reconsider in custody case

Las Vegas Review-Journal
?We hold that the district court did not abuse its discretion in granting the mother's motion for primary physical custody and relocation because the court considered all the relevant and necessary factors, including the reasons for the relocation and ...
 

SFGate (blog)

Sherri Shepherd wins custody battle
SFGate (blog)
 

Shepherd wins custody fight with ex-husband

Voices
Chicago native Sherri Shepherd may have lost her job co-hosting ?The View,? but the TV personality has scored a win in a courtroom. Shepherd will maintain primary physical custody of her 9-year-old son, Jeffrey, Jr., despite her ex-husband Jeffrey ...
 

Superior Court Clarifies When Custody Factors Must Be Evaluated

Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
In 2010 the trial court had imposed its version of a physical custody arrangement. But somewhere along the way the parties had decided to alter it to something else. The petitions that brought them to court requested reinstatement of the 2010 order and ...
 

Gossip Cop

Sherri Shepherd NOT Neglecting Son; Judge Throws Out Ex's Custody Petition
Gossip Cop
 

Stephanie's Adventures in Singledom: The Men's Right Movement vs True ...

Rockland County Times
Statistics show 15% of fathers are granted sole custody are misleading because they include couples who have agreed to grant the mother custody or to joint custody. When men do seek primary physical custody in a disputed divorce, about half, 50% get it.