Category Archives: Child Visitation Rights
Don’t Overlook These Provisions When Drafting Your Parenting Plan
Parenting plans must contain time-sharing schedules, as well as details about how two parents will make important decisions about their child’s healthcare, education, religion, and general upbringing. It can be easy, however, when drafting these agreements to overlook certain provisions. One of the best ways to ensure that this doesn’t happen to you is… Read More »
Tips For Sharing Custody
One of the biggest issues that divorcing couples (who share children) face is determining what their custody arrangement will look like. If both parents want to share custody 50/50 then they’ll need to work together to come up with a workable arrangement. We’ve included a few tips that can help make this process easier… Read More »
Parenting Plans For Teenagers
All parenting plans, regardless of the children they are created for, contain certain information, including a time-sharing schedule. A parenting plan for a teenager (13-18 years old), however, may need to be customized to fit the needs of a child that age. This can be a difficult endeavor, so if you are co-parenting a… Read More »
Building A Parenting Plan Around Your Child’s School Schedule
Parents with young school-age children encounter a lot more difficulties when drafting a parenting plan, as they must account for that child’s school schedule. This means that besides the terms of a basic parenting plan, parents with children in school will also need to customize their plan to fit their child’s day-to-day school schedule…. Read More »
Can A Change In My Schedule Justify A Parenting Plan Modification?
Despite their best efforts to create a stable parenting plan, parents often find themselves facing an unexpected change in their work schedules that makes their current arrangement unworkable. Fortunately, parenting plans aren’t set in stone, so if a sudden change in your schedule makes it difficult, or impossible for you to implement your current… Read More »
What If My Child Refuses Visitation?
As a co-parent who shares custody of your child, you’ll need to abide by the terms of your parenting plan, which will include visits with his or her other parent. These visits could go smoothly, or in some cases, you might find that your child doesn’t wish to visit the other parent, but wants… Read More »
How Long Will It Take To Resolve My Child Custody Case?
Many divorcing parents worry about how long it will take to resolve their child custody case, allowing their family to begin the process of moving on with their lives. This is a valid concern, as a divorce cannot be finalized until all child custody issues are resolved, so prolonging the resolution of these matters… Read More »
Parenting Plans For Infants
Having an effective parenting plan is critical for parents who are no longer together, regardless of the age of their children. These arrangements are, however, particularly important for those who are co-parents to infants, who require a lot more hands-on care as they grow. An experienced Fort Lauderdale child visitation and time-sharing lawyer can… Read More »
Helping Kids Adjust To Visitation
Divorce doesn’t end parental obligations to their children, so while divorced couples may find new places to live, open new bank accounts, and even start new relationships, those who share children will still need to work together when it comes to co-parenting. This can be complicated, especially following an acrimonious divorce. There are, however,… Read More »
Changing Your Custody Schedule
With the onset of the new year, many parents are re-evaluating their current custody schedules to ensure that they are still meeting the needs of the children and both parents. After all, it is not uncommon for a family’s circumstances to change over time as children grow and their interests change. All of these… Read More »