Physical placement and legal custody

Physical placement is the condition under which a party has the right to have a child physically placed with that party and has the right and responsibility to make, during that placement, routine daily decisions regarding the child’s care.  Physical placement is generally defined as where the child is living on a day-to-day basis.Legal custody is the right and responsibility to make major decisions concerning the child.  Such major decision include, but are not limited to, where the children attend school, major medical decisions, and choice of religion.