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Sample Legal Custody Plans

In deciding on issues relating to legal custody, form "Joint Legal Custody Attachment" FL-341 (E) which
has been approved by the Judicial Council of California is helpful. It can be found at www.courtinfo.ca.
gov/forms/  Where both parents are cooperative and are able to communicate the following joint legal
custody language can be used.

Sample Language:

The parties shall have joint legal custody of the child(ren). In exercising joint legal custody, the parties
shall make every reasonable effort to foster feelings of affection between themselves and the child
(ren).  The parties shall cooperate and consult with one another so as to reach mutual agreement on all
issues affecting the health, education and welfare of the children, including but not limited to the

(1)        Enrollment or termination in a particular private or public    school/child care/summer camp;
(2)        Beginning or ending the regular practice of religion;
(3)        Commencement of psychiatric, psychological or other mental health counseling or therapy;
(4)        Authorizing the children’s drivers’ licenses;
(5)        Passport applications;
(6)        Enrollment in regular extracurricular activities;  
(7)        Non-emergency medical or dental treatment, other than routine check-ups.

Sample physical custody plans

Contact a Los Angeles Divorce Attorney at Law Offices of Warren R. Shiell to discuss your
custody issues.
Please call to make an appointment at 310.247.9913.


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