Title 19, Chapter 9, Section 22
As used in this article, the term:
(1) "Custody" includes visitation rights.
(2) "Legal custodian" means a person, including, but not limited
to, a parent, who has been awarded permanent custody of a child by
a court order. A person who has not been awarded custody of a
child by court order shall not be considered as the legal
custodian while exercising visitation rights. Where custody of a
child is shared by two or more persons or where the time of
visitation exceeds the time of custody, that person who has the
majority of time of custody or visitation shall be the legal
(3) "Physical custodian" means a person, including, but not
limited to, a parent, who is not the "legal custodian" of a child
but who has physical custody of the child.