The Pennsylvania courts make decisions about child custody based on the best interest and welfare of the child. The following forms of custody can be granted. Liebmann Family Law – Located In Newtown Pa - Every legal need is unique; Contact Us Today At - 215.860.8200

The Pennsylvania courts make decisions about child custody matters based on the best interest  of the child standard. There are two forms of custody; legal custody and physical custody.

 

Legal custody – Is the ability to make important decisions about the important things in your child’s life:  medical decisions, educational decisions and religious decisions.  Most parents will have joint legal custody of their child; meaning, each parent has an affirmative obligation to discuss these important decisions with the other parent.  The following forms of custody can be granted: