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Legal Statutes: California

UPDATED April 11, 2017

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Chapter 1. Definitions

back to top3004. Joint physical custody

“Joint physical custody” means that each of the parents shall have significant periods of physical custody. Joint physical custody shall be shared by the parents in such a way so as to assure a child of frequent and continuing contact with both parents, subject to
(Stats.1992, c. 162 (A.B.2650), § 10, operative Jan. 1, 1994. Amended by Stats.1997, c. 849 (A.B.200), § 1.)