Child Custody & Parenting Plans

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What is an Alternating Weekend With an Overnight Parenting Schedule?

Many families have some form of shared parenting schedule, where their children spend significant time with each parent. For many, the “normal” schedule is established, and then …

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Common Joint Custody & Parenting Schedules

One of the major decisions to make during a divorce is how the parenting schedule will work. Many families have some form of shared parenting schedule, where their children spend significant time with each parent.

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What is an Alternating Week Parenting Schedule?

For many, the “normal” schedule is established, and then the plan is further refined to address special occasions like holidays and vacations.

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What is a 5-2-2-5 Parenting Schedule?

In some cases, joint custody refers to arrangements whereby the child lives with one parent on a primary basis, subject to flexible and liberal visitation with the other parent.

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Third Party Custody vs Visitation

The terms “custody” and “visitation” or sometimes used interchangeably, but they actually have different meanings. For example, custody is a broader term.

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Joint Custody vs Sole Custody

In the past, the most common custody award involved an order of sole custody to one of the parents, usually the mother, as long as she was a fit person to have custody.

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Connecticut Visitation Laws

The terms “custody” and “visitation” or sometimes used interchangeably, but they actually have different meanings. Custody is a broader term and can refer to either legal …

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Paying for Private School After a Divorce

Courts want parents to work together to determine what’s in their child’s best interests.  One common major decision is what school their children will attend …

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How Do You Establish Paternity?

Sometimes parents wonder how to establish paternity.  The answer depends on your particular situation — for example, whether you are married or unmarried.

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What Will My Child Custody Attorney Ask Me?

When you are preparing to meet with a custody lawyer, it’s very normal to wonder: “What will my child custody attorney ask me?” Read on to find out.

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