There are a few types of custody. There's legal custody and physical custody. Joint legal custody is going to granted in almost every case. Joint legal custody refers to both parties having access to the child's records, decision making for the child, where the child goes to school, medical decisions of the child, and basically and basically how far the parents can live apart. Physical custody refers more to where the child is going to be and which parent the child is going to be with. In those cases, there's a lot of variation in what the judge could order. You really need to discuss it with an attorney to figure out the particulars of your case.