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What is the difference between shared custody and Joint legal & physical custody in New York State?

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Is there a difference in shared custody and joint legal & physical custody in New York State? and how does each one effect child support?

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  1. Shared custody or shared legal custody means shared decision making. Shared physical custody means splitting the residential time 50-50. Legal custody does not affect child support. Physical custody does.

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