There are 2 types of custody in Mississippi Chancery Courts.
- Legal custody refers to the decision-making rights regarding your child’s health, education and general welfare. 560 more words
Yes. In certain circumstances, South Carolina can enforce another state’s custody or visitation order. Of course every case has different facts which will affect how a judge will decide a case. 47 more words
There are situations that can arise that would allow another state to change your South Carolina custody order. However, if you plan on moving, you need to first speak with an attorney to discuss your move, so he can tell you what you need to be careful about and to consider before moving. 64 more words
In South Carolina, the judge must first determine what is in the child’s best interest when deciding which party will have custody. In determining what is in the child’s best interest, the court can look at… 389 more words
There has been a long misunderstanding that a family court judge cans only order joint custody if the parties agree to it. However, a family court judge in South Carolina can order joint custody whether or not the parties agree for there to be joint custody, provided the judge finds that the joint custody arrangement is in the best interest of the child(ren). 115 more words
In South Carolina, the term “Sole custody” means a person, including, but not limited to, a parent who has temporary or permanent custody of a child and, unless otherwise provided for by court order, the rights and responsibilities for major decisions concerning the child, including the child’s education, medical and dental care, extracurricular activities, and religious training. 22 more words
In South Carolina, the term “Joint custody” means both parents have equal rights and responsibilities for major decisions concerning the child, including the child’s education, medical and dental care, extracurricular activities, and religious training; however, a judge may designate one parent to have sole authority to make specific, identified decisions while both parents retain equal rights and responsibilities for all other decisions. 51 more words