JOINT LEGAL CUSTODY ATTACHMENT
Family Code, §§ 3003, 3025, 3083
Form Approved for Optional Use
Judicial Council of California
FL-341(E) [Rev. July 1, 2016]
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JOINT LEGAL CUSTODY ATTACHMENT
In exercising joint legal custody, the parties will share in the responsibility and discuss in good faith matters concerning the health,
education, and welfare of the children. The parties must discuss and consent in making decisions on the following matters:
If a party does not obtain the consent of the other party to those items in 2, which are granted as court orders:
will have joint legal custody of the children.
He or she may be subject to civil or criminal penalties.
The court may change the legal and physical custody of the minor children.
Stipulation and Order for Custody and/or Visitation of Children
Findings and Order After Hearing or Judgment
Responsive Declaration to Request for OrderRequest for Order
Enrollment in or leaving a particular private or public school or daycare center
Out-of-country or out-of-state travel
Participation in extracurricular activities
Beginning or ending of psychiatric, psychological, or other mental health counseling or therapy
Selection of a doctor, dentist, or other health professional (except in emergency situations)
Other consequences (specify):
Special decision making designation and access to children's records
petitioner other parent/party will be responsible for making decisions
Each party must notify the other of the name and address of each health practitioner who examines or treats the
children; such notification must be made within (specify number): days of the first treatment or examination.
Each party is authorized to take any and all actions necessary to protect the health and welfare of the children,
including but not limited to consent to emergency surgical procedures or treatment.The party authorizing such
emergency treatment must notify the other party as soon as possible of the emergency situation and of all
procedures or treatment administered to the children.
The parties are required to administer any prescribed medications for the children.
School notification. Each party will be designated as a person the children's school will contact in the event of an
Name. The parties will not change the last name of the children or have a different name used on the children's medical,
school, or other records without the written consent of the other party.
Petitioner Respondent Other Parent/Party
The parties (specify):
NOTICE! In exercising joint legal custody, the parties may act alone, as long as the action does not conflict with any orders
about the physical custody of the children. Use this form only if you want to ask the court to make orders specifying when
the consent of both parties is required to exercise legal control of the children and the consequences for failing to
obtain mutual consent.
Participation in particular religious activities or institutions
Custody Order—Juvenile—Final Judgment
Both the custodial and noncustodial parent have the right to access records and information about their minor children
(including medical, dental, and school records) and consult with professionals who are providing services to the children.
regarding the following issues (specify):
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