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Joint Custody Laws in CA

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When you secure a divorce, you are responsible to decide who will maintain custody of your children. In many cases, parents decide to establish joint custody, evenly dividing responsibility for their child's living conditions and/or well-being. The Law Offices of Randy W. Medina can help you reach the best custody decision for your case.

Our attorney has been certified as a Family Law Specialist by the State Bar, and practices exclusively as a Pasadena family lawyer. He is dedicated to seeking the welfare of his clients and can provide wholehearted service to benefit your family at this difficult time. Contact our firm for more information or to schedule a free consultation.

Benefits of Joint Custody

Custody is designed to benefit children in a divorce. Whether you reach an uncontested custody agreement or seek a resolution in court, you should always hold your child's best interest in mind. For this reason, California courts generally facilitate joint custody arrangements. These terms of custody are often best for everyone involved.

Benefits of joint custody include:

  • Both parents are involved in important decisions
  • Equal amounts of time spent with a child
  • Maintained involvement in your child's life
  • Reduced child support payments

Not all aspects of custody have to fall under a joint custody arrangement. Legal custody is separate from physical custody—meaning that a parent who maintains the right to spend time with their child (physical custody) may not retain the ability to make important decisions (legal custody). While these are generally shared under joint custody, they can be distributed unevenly according the perceived well-being of your child.

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As our divorce lawyer, Randy W. Medina has practiced family law for more than 15 years, and can guide you through the challenging process of determining a beneficial custody plan. He understands the importance of maintaining a hand in your child's welfare, and is ready to help you negotiate an arrangement that benefits you and your child.

Contact our firm, the Law Offices of Randy W. Medina, APLC, for your free consultation!

  • Finding Your Best Legal Solution

    When going through a divorce, it's vital that you understand your rights. That's where we come in!

    Divorce
  • Don't Jeopardize Your Family

    As a family law firm, we strive to protect your family's best interests no matter what.

    Child Custody
  • How to Find the Right Lawyer

    It is critical that you are able to select an attorney that understands the individual needs of your case.

    Helpful Tips

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