Tag Archives: parenting plan

Relocations Caused by COVID-19 Still Complicate Custody Arrangements

For more than two and a half years, COVID-19 has wrought havoc on individuals and families in countless ways. Many divorced parents have experienced serious challenges due to the effect of school closures, remote work and quarantines on custody arrangements. During the “two weeks to stop the spread” period, most parents were willing to make… Read More »

Your Parenting Plan Needs to Reflect the Times

A well-conceived parenting plan is the foundation of a successful relationship between former partners and the sons and daughters they share. Hammering out the details regarding custody and visitation during separation or divorce might seem hard, but a strong framework can avert serious problems down the road. When done right, a parenting plan facilitates communication… Read More »

Four Ways to Be the Best Co-Parent You Can Be

Divorce changes everything. Not just for you and your ex, but for your children, too. Suddenly they’re splitting their time between two households, not seeing their parents together in the same place anymore and attempting to process a new way of life. As a parent, you might no longer get along with your ex, but… Read More »

New Joint Parenting: For Love Not Money

Fifty – fifty custody. Why doesn’t it make dollars and cents? The trends towards joint shared parenting are spiking. Since 1994 we have seen over 25 years worth of increased fathers right’s and a push towards joint-shared parenting. In fact, Westchester, Yonkers, and some of Manhattan now pre-suppose that there will be joint shared parenting… Read More »

Virtual Visitation

Face-to-face interactions are no longer the only way for non-custodial parents to have contact with their children. Skype, Google chat, video phone and various Internet options allow parents to visit with their youngsters no matter where they are located. Phones and computers can be used to schedule time for chatting, for reading a bedtime story… Read More »

Parenting and Holiday Plans: Tips for the Season

The holidays are just around the corner, and for divorced parents — and their children — holiday expectations can add to a season already tinged with possible disappointment. Knowing your legal boundaries and acting civil towards each other can go a long way towards helping you and your child to enjoy the holiday season. As… Read More »