Custody and Access

When marriage or common law separation involves children, it is crucial to resolve the shared or unshared responsibilites of parental rights of the children. Chhokar Law Office in Brampton, Ontario understands the mutual disturbances when children are a factor in the partnership. We have represented hundreds of clients in this matter and offer our services and experience in this matter. Call us for a free consultation so we can better iterate options available and pursuits of legal action that can remedy a difficult period in ones life.

Custody:
Means the charge and control of a child including the right to make all major decisions such as education, religious upbringing, training, health and welfare. Custody, without qualification usually refers to a combination of physical custody and legal custody.

Joint Custody:
A child custody decision which means that both parents share joint legal custody and joint physical custody.

Split Custody:
It is the least common type of child custody. In split custody, each parent has physical custody of at least one child at all time. In some cases, the children live permanently with each parent. In others, the children rotate living with each parent in equal amounts.

Divided Custody:
Joint custody is a court order whereby custody of a child is awarded to both parties. In joint custody both parents are custodial parents and neither parent is a non-custodial parent, or, in other words, the child has two custodial parents. Joint custody has two main forms: joint physical custody. joint legal custody.