This video features an attorney speaking about general principles of child custody. The rule of thumb is that a judge assigns a custody arrangement in the best interest of the child, not what is convenient for the parents. Often, main custody goes to the parent who is the primary caregiver. This parent is known as the primary conservator and establishes the residence of the child along with making most day-to-day decisions. Watch the video to learn more.

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