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Maine Child Custody Laws

HomeChild Custody MaineMaine Child Custody Laws

Child custody includes the legal authority of a parent to care and decide for the well being of the child.

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.

They include:

  • Shared responsibilities:

    • 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.
  • Allocated responsibilities:

    • In this kind, Judges assign each parent a set of responsibilities.

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