Massachusetts recognizes two forms of custody. Legal custody is the parental responsibility to make major life decisions for children, and generally relate to medical, therapeutic and academic decisions. Physical custody is where the children primarily reside, and relate to the day to day decisions of a child’s life.
The Attorneys at Schwartz & Plante will work with you to understand your children’s needs and draft a custodial arrangement that works for you and your family. Additionally, the Attorneys are highly experienced in both negotiating comprehensive custody and parenting plans as well as strongly litigating, when necessary, to achieve a custody and parenting plan that works for our clients and their families.