CHAPTER23

Thinking About Custody

In This Chapter

  • Recognizing that custody is not ownership
  • Is sole custody or joint custody right for your family?
  • Choosing the children’s primary residence

Once upon a time and long ago, you and your spouse lived together under the same roof as a family. You slept together, ate together, vacationed together, and, most importantly, raised your children together. One, or perhaps both of you, worked outside the home. Sure, you were overwhelmed by household chores; sure, you were tired from too many hours on the job. But there were the compensations: the pleasures of sharing time together as a family, as well as ...

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