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What is Joint Custody?

The term "joint custody" is the shorthand, default label that family law judges and in-house county court "child custody recommending counselors" use in what become child custody plans and orders. Lower timeshare parents always should urge that this designation be applied to their parenting arrangements.

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CALIFORNIA FAMILY CODE

DEFINITION OF JOINT CUSTODY

Family Code Section 3002

"Joint custody" means joint physical custody and joint legal custody.