The days of one parent having custody and the other being allowed a few days of “visitation” are disappearing in the divorce courts. Many parents and judges are finding the children adjust better to divorce when they spend frequent time with both parents. This has brought around 50/50 or 60/40 physical custody.

What do these custody schedules mean?

What are the benefits of having a 50/50 or 60/40 schedule?

What are some of the potential qualifications to having a 50/50 or 60/40 schedule?

Why might a person choose one schedule over another?

What do I do once a 50/50 or 60/40 schedule is decided upon?

Both the 50/50 and 60/40 physical custody schedules are great options for your child. They will be happy to be an important part of both of their parents lives. Make sure that you are both committed to your child and working together for them.