joint custody

Definition of "joint custody"
  1. A parenting setup where non-cohabitating parents share responsibilities and time with their child, which could extend to decision-making or physical presence
How to use "joint custody" in a sentence
  1. The parents were granted joint custody of the child after the divorce.
  2. Joint custody can be a good option when both parents are willing to cooperate for the child's wellbeing.
  3. Their joint custody agreement allows each parent to spend equal time with the child.

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