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A parenting agreement can alleviate child custody concerns

The creation of a parenting agreement can go a long way in making your life easier after divorce. Despite the fact that your life will change in many ways, your agreement can keep you on the right track in regards to how you raise your child (or children).

As the name suggests, a parenting agreement outlines a variety of important points in regards to custody and how you and your ex-spouse will parent and raise your child in the future.

You have the opportunity to work with the other parent to customize the agreement. Here are some of the many things you should consider including:

  • Which parent has physical custody of the child
  • Which parent (or maybe both) has legal custody of the child
  • A visitation schedule for the noncustodial parent
  • Language regarding where the child will spend major life events, such as school vacations and holidays
  • A dispute resolution system

Also, don't lose sight of the fact that the parenting agreement you create today may not work for you and your child in the future. For this reason, you can also include details of how to alter your agreement, if necessary in the future.

It's only natural to have child custody concerns during the divorce process. Fortunately, with the help of a parenting agreement, everything will begin to come together.

It's not always easy to finalize a parenting agreement, so make sure you have a clear idea of how the process will unfold. Also, you must come to grips with the fact that compromise is a big part of creating a parenting agreement. This can be the difference between success and failure.

Source: FindLaw, "The Parenting Agreement," accessed April 20, 2018

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