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Child custody in Wisconsin

HomeChild Custody WisconsinChild custody in Wisconsin

Child custody in Wisconsin means the legal authority awarded to a parent, decided upon the aspects of a child’s development.

In general joint custody to both the parents is determined by the judges in Wisconsin.

Custody orders also include a parenting schedule

so that it can set regular and meaningful visitation periods with each parent.

Types of custody:

There are two types of custody seen in Wisconsin. They include:

  • Legal custody, which is an authority given by the court to the child’s custodian to make crucial decisions for the child.
  • Physical custody is simply offering placement for the child.

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