What does it mean when you have primary physical custody of a child? The father is supposed to have the child on the weekends.
3 attorney answers
Primary physical custody means she spends more time (overnights) with you than with her father. It also makes you eligible to receive child support. You should retain counsel to assist you with this. If you cannot afford counsel, the court may assign an attorney to represent your interests if you meet certain financial thresholds.
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Your daughter lives with you a majority of the time, and spends weekends with her dad. I strongly suggest you hire a lawyer going forward, especially if you're requesting child support. You can request that the family court provide you with an attorney.
Primary physical in New York means that the child spends the bulk of the time during a week with you. This aligns with his obligation to pay you child support.
You really need to be represented by counsel. You shouldn't be relying on a website to provide you legal information.
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