Danielle Prado

December 11, 2018

What is Child Custody and Time Sharing?

Parents entangled in a family law dispute may feel frustrated at the jargon thrown around by lawyers and family court judges. What one state calls “custody”, another might call “conservatorship”. There might be “legal custody”, “physical custody” or just “possession”. “Visitation schedules” might also be called “time sharing” or “Parenting Time”. Hearing new words without firm definitions can be maddening, especially when it comes to the well-being of your child. But rest assured - regardless of what they are called, the concepts across the nation are largely the same.
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