Child custody in North Dakota is called parental rights and responsibilities.
The sole power of decision making in custody issues is rested with the judges.
They consider the best interests of the child and then decide upon the custody.
Basic types of child custody in North Dakota:
Judges can determine custody decisions and can award the custodian parents with
any of the following basic custody types:
- Decision making responsibility, which is considered legal custody in a few states.
- In this, the custodian parents can make some significant decisions related to the child.
- Residential responsibility,
- where the parents are responsible for providing a home to the child, often termed as physical custody.