Real Housewife of Beverly Hills’ star and husband to Adrienne Maloof, Paul Nassif, a Beverly Hills plastic surgeon has filed for divorce. He had previously filed a request for legal separation however, it now looks like he’s taking the next step to filing for a Los Angeles County Divorce.
In the Los Angeles County divorce petition, Nassif has stated the reason for the break-up of their marriage is due to irreconcilable differences. Additionally, Nassif, 50, has requested joint legal and physical custody of their kids, Gavin, 9, and twins Christian and Collin, 6, according to documents filed in the Los Angeles Superior Court.
What is meant by legal custody? Legal custody determines who is responsible for all child-related decision making. This includes decisions about the health, safety and welfare of the child. It includes determining medical treatment, where the child attends school, religious practices, enrollment in school activities, etc.
What is meant by physical custody? Physical custody means who physically has the care and custody of the child. If two parents share joint physical custody, this means the parents have physical custody of the child or children 50% of the time.
For more information on child custody, child visitation or divorce issues, contact an Orange County divorce lawyer for more information.