Child Custody Basics

All Child Custody Basics Articles

Custody of Minor Children in a Divorce: The Basics

Learn the basics about the various types of child custody arrangements.

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Chameleon Kids: Child Custody and Family Law Issues

A family law judge discusses the concept of "Chameleon Kids".

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Visitation When the Child Doesn't Want to Go

There are many reasons you child may express an inclination to avoid spending time with his or her other parent.

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There Really is No Such Thing as "Sole" Custody of a Child

Rarely is one parent awarded sole custody, and the other denied visitation rights.

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Child Custody, School & The Court

Children should continue to attend whatever school they previously attended until the parents agree, or a Court orders otherwise.

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Judges Decide Child Custody - Not Kids

At the end of the day, it's up to the judge to decide who gets the kids.

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The Child's Best Interests Are What Matter in Court

Judges in family court make child custody decisions based on the best interests of the child, not the parents.

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