Cordell & Cordell Executive / Managing Partner, CEO Scott Trout and Litigation Partner Tomekia Lee-Chaney define joint custody and explain how its meaning is often misunderstood.
Some assume that joint custody is the same as 50/50 joint custody, but while joint custody includes some level of joint parental responsibility, it’s not always an equivalent arrangement.
Mr. Trout and Ms. Lee-Chaney explain the differences between the different types of custody arrangements and go over the most important things to consider when it comes to joint custody.
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Shawn Garrison is an online editor for Lexicon and focuses on issues related to the legal services of clients Cordell & Cordell and Cordell & Cordell UK. He has written countless articles addressing the unique custody and divorce problems of men and fathers. Through his work on CordellCordell.com, CordellCordell.co.uk and DadsDivorce.com, Mr. Garrison has become an authority on the complexities of the legal practice and was the content creator for the YouTube series “Dad’s Divorce Live” and other videos on the YouTube channels Dad’s Divorce and Cordell & Cordell. Mr. Garrison has managed these clients’ websites and promoted the creation of several of their roles, including the Cordell & Cordell lawyer and office pages, Dad’s divorce newsletter, and the Cordell & Cordell newsletter.