As a parent with visitation rights, you know just how important it is to spend as much quality time with your child as possible.

For some parents in some states, virtual visitation is making their life much easier. While this is no replacement for physically visiting with your child, there are many benefits that continue to make it more popular with each passing day.

Here are some of the many benefits of virtual visitation:

— The ability to connect with a child, even when you are unable to be in the same place

— Opportunity to help with many areas of his or her life, such as homework

— The ability for the parent to see the child, as opposed to simply communicating via phone or email

— With the right technology, virtual visitation can allow a parent to watch a live event (such as a baseball game or dance recital)

If you have gone through a divorce and are no longer able to see your child every day, you will want to learn more about virtual visitation. In addition to the benefits, it’s important to get the right technology in place, as this will make life much easier on both individuals.

Child custody matters are never easy to deal with, but technology is doing wonders for both parents and children. If you want to take advantage of virtual visitation, learn more about the laws in your state. You may find that this is one of the best ways to stay connected with your child, regardless of your location.

Source: FindLaw, “Virtual Visitation,” accessed June 01, 2017