How to decide between sole custody and joint custody

How well do you communicate with your soon-to-be ex-spouse with regard to your children and their best interests? The decision between fighting for sole custody of your children or agreeing on joint custody depends greatly on how well the two of you can work together toward a solution. In Oregon, child custody is defined as legally being able to make major medical decisions, school-related decisions, and in some cases, religious decisions. Lewis Irwin Landerholm discusses what custody determination really means, its importance in most circumstances, and where it fits into the whole divorce process. Working with a family law attorney can help parents navigate through these decisions and more.