For some people, going on a trip can be a stressful mix of unnecessary spending, logistics, sleep arrangements, and getting children settled in a new environment just when it is time to return home. For others, travel is an excellent way to unwind, experience new things, and come home rejuvenated.
If the second category describes you, then a trip might be exactly what you want especially when you are in the midst of a nerve-wracking divorce process. You might want to go on a trip with your child to help you enjoy some quality time together away from the negativity that might characterize the divorce proceedings.
However, until any parenting arrangements have been finalized in a divorce, there may be questions as to whether or not you are legally permitted to take your child with you on a trip. If you are thinking about booking travel plans for you and your child before your divorce is finalized, a DuPage County, IL divorce lawyer can walk you through the implications and help you decide how to move forward.