Study challenges assumptions regarding joint custody of children

Many child welfare experts believe that children of divorced parents fare better when one parent has sole custody. In Missouri and other states, this sole custody arrangement is thought to provide more stability and result in less stress for the children. However, a recent study from Sweden indicates that joint custody and shared-parenting arrangements may...

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Child custody in Missouri

After a divorce, parents in Missouri might have questions about child custody. There are two different kinds of custody parents should be aware of: legal custody and physical custody. Legal custody pertains to making decisions about the child's health, education and welfare, while physical custody involves how much time the child will spend living and/or...

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