Child custody includes the legal authority of a parent to care and decide for the child’s well-being.
The term Child custody is replaced with parental responsibilities by the courts in Maine child custody laws.
Types of parental responsibilities:
Three types of parental responsibilities are offered in the courts of Maine.
- In this, the responsibilities of the child are shared equally between both the parents.
Sole parent responsibilities:
- A Single parent makes all the decisions for the well-being of the child.
- In this kind, Judges assign each parent a set of responsibilities.