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Legal Statutes: California

UPDATED April 11, 2017

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Chapter 1. Definitions

back to top3003. Joint legal custody

“Joint legal custody” means that both parents shall share the right and the responsibility to make the decisions relating to the health, education, and welfare of a child.
(Stats.1992, c. 162 (A.B.2650), § 10, operative Jan. 1, 1994.)