At the time of their separation or divorce, parents must work out not only a custody arrangement (i.e. who makes decisions with respect to school, medical treatment, etc.), but also a parenting plan. A parenting plan or visitation schedule is a written document detailing the residential schedule for the children. The plan includes the rules of engagement in terms of
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While many child custody arrangements are the result of an agreement by parents, tensions often arise as parents try to implement their custody and parenting time plans. In some cases, family courts called upon after a divorce or custody case has been finalized to determine if a modified or entirely new plan is best for children. Custody vs. Parenting Time
Among the many contentious issues in family law and divorce, it is child custody that is the most inflammatory. As a result, the family law attorneys at Gearing Rackner & McGrath receive more questions and inquiries on this issue than any other. Our clients with children always say the same thing: the kids are most important. These clients want to