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Family Code - FAM

DIVISION 8. CUSTODY OF CHILDREN [3000 - 3465]

  ( Division 8 enacted by Stats. 1992, Ch. 162, Sec. 10. )
  

PART 1. DEFINITIONS AND GENERAL PROVISIONS [3000 - 3011]

  ( Part 1 enacted by Stats. 1992, Ch. 162, Sec. 10. )
  

CHAPTER 1. Definitions [3000 - 3007]
  ( Chapter 1 enacted by Stats. 1992, Ch. 162, Sec. 10. )

  
3004.  

“Joint physical custody” means that each of the parents shall have significant periods of physical custody. Joint physical custody shall be shared by the parents in such a way so as to assure a child of frequent and continuing contact with both parents, subject to Sections 3011 and 3020.

(Amended by Stats. 1997, Ch. 849, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 1998.)