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Child Custody

Physical custody refers to where any minor child will live, visitation and when. The three (3) types of physical custody are: primary, joint and sole. Legal custody refers to who makes decisions regarding the child’s health, education, etc. When the court considers issues relating to physical or legal custody, it looks for what is in the child’s best interest. The Viel Firm understands the gravity of these issues and will work hard to achieve a goal that is right for your child.

Georgia courts require a parenting plan that addresses every day of the year, including holidays and significant birthdays. The plan must address transportation issues and who has the authority to make certain decisions. While developing a parenting plan may initially be complicated, it can certainly make co-parenting easier down the road. That is why it is important to have a cohesive parenting plan that both parties understand. The Viel Firm can assist in preparing a parenting plan that can benefit you for years to come.