Legal custody refers to which parent has the authority to make major decisions concerning the child(ren)'s welfare. Such decisions include, but are not limited to, religion, health and education. Sole legal custody gives legal custody to just one parent. Joint legal custody gives each parent an equal right to participate in making major decisions concerning the child(ren)'s welfare.
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