If my husband wants joint physical custody of our 11 and 5 year old but we cannot agree on the best schedule for our kids, how will the courts decide?

Asked on January 16, 2013 under Family Law, Illinois

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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

The court system will most likely send your child custody matter to a mediator where the mediator will work with you and your husband to work out the bets compromise between you and your husband with respect to the children's schedule with input from the children where in the end, you and your husband will most likely make the decision as to the custody issues and not the court.


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