Difference between visitation and joint physical? 2 Answers as of September 06, 2010

Thinking about going through a divorce on my own. Is there a legal difference between visitation and joint physical custody?

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Goldberg Jones
Goldberg Jones | Zephyr Hill
Yes. Visitation implies you have less than half the time with the kids. Joint usually means 50/50. Generally you will have joint legal custody with a different breakdown of physical custody.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 9/4/2010
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