Posts Tagged ‘parenting plan’

Do we Need Court if we Agree on Custody Terms?

In the eyes of the court, it is always a good thing when two parents are able to agree on what works for their children. This is why, when two parents are separating or thinking about separation, the courts encourage them to come to reasonable agreements that allow for specific parenting time and decision-making. It… Continue reading →

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What Should Our Arrangements be DURING the Divorce?

When you watch a television show and a couple gets a divorce, you usually see a situation where the couple lives in separate homes, one having the marital home and another sometimes taking the couch at a relative’s. However, there are no laws that state this is how it should be done. One of the… Continue reading →

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How You Can Add Flexibility to Your Parenting Plan

Flexibility is one of the most important tactics to use in your life, from planning your own schedule to planning events at work. It is also important to remember flexibility when you are coming up with the perfect parenting plan for your children, as parents tend to do during the summer months. The problem lies… Continue reading →

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Custody and Visitation Schedule Guidelines in California

In California, the courts urge parents to conduct something known as a “custody or visitation agreement” or a parenting plan. These plans are a written agreement among parents on two major aspects of parenting schedules: time-sharing, and decision-making. This means that, with the help of these schedules, you will better understand when your child will… Continue reading →

Considering a Child’s Age When You Create a Parenting Plan

If you are going through a divorce, you probably already understand what a parenting plan is and how it works to create a schedule between you and your ex-spouse. When children are at their youngest, it is always a good idea to keep separation time from the mother and father as small as possible. The… Continue reading →

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Parenting Plans for Children Under Two

One helpful component of divorce or legal separation is the parenting plan you will lay out with your ex, that serves as a guide to how you will continue to parent your children in the wake of the divorce. A parenting plan is a document written by both you and your ex, that determines how… Continue reading →

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Can I Deny my Ex-Spouse Visitation?

Denying visitation is a big issue among custodial parents. Often a parents believes they have justifiable rights for denying visitation to their ex-spouse, but the law prohibits it. Unless the court has granted a child custody modification for new visitation rights, you are not allowed to deny visitation. The courts frown upon making decisions like… Continue reading →

Long Distance Parenting

Parents want to be close to their children, to participate in their daily routine and upbringing. What happens if after a divorce, one parent needs to move to a different geographic area due to a job opportunity, new relationship or other obligation? This can be a challenging situation for all parties involved. There are, however,… Continue reading →

Can I change my child’s school?

A divorce is much more than just the end of your marriage. The issues addressed in your divorce will change the rest of your life and impact everyone you care about. Sometimes circumstances happen after divorce that requires the primary custodial parent to move to another city or even another state. This is a particularly… Continue reading →

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I am unmarried with a child

Unmarried parents are a diverse group. Some unmarried parents are in a loving relationship and share a home, while others would probably be estranged if not for the child they share. However, unmarried parents, whether together or not, share unique issues with regard to child custody, child support and visitation rights. Unlike divorced parents, for… Continue reading →

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