Parents are encouraged to cooperate after a divorce and develop a parenting plan they can submit to a judge for approval. This should not be an issue in an uncontested divorce, but there is still mediation for parents who cannot cooperate for whatever reason. When parents cannot agree, a judge will intervene and establish a parenting plan that they feel is in the children’s best interest. An attorney with experience in family law can help you come up with a parenting plan, including all of the essentials.
Parenting Plan: What is it?
Parenting plans are documents that both parents or a judge can create that detail who will make decisions regarding their children and how they can be made after a divorce. A proper parenting plan will detail parental responsibilities, which include: