Visitation

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Stepparent Custody & Visitation

The terms “custody” and “visitation” or sometimes used interchangeably, but they actually have different meanings. For example, custody is a broader term.  It and can refer to either legal or physical custody.  On the other hand, visitation refers to the time spent with a child.

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What is a 3-4-4-3 Parenting Schedule?

One of the major decisions to make during a divorce is how the parenting schedule will work.  Many families have a shared parenting schedule, where their children spend significant time with each parent.  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 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 the plan is further refined to address special occasions like holidays and vacations. 

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

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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.  One custody and parenting plan that works for some families is the “alternating week” schedule.

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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.  In other cases, parents using a truly shared parenting model — like  5-2-2-5 or week on week off — where each parent has substantially equal time with the child each week, or each month.

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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.  It and can refer to either legal or physical custody.  On the other hand, visitation refers to the time spent with a child.

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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 or physical custody, while visitation refers to time actually spent with the child.

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What’s the Difference Between Child Custody and Visitation?

A lot of legal terms come into play when it comes to making custody and parenting decisions in your divorce.  So, it’s no wonder our divorce attorneys are asked: “What’s the difference between child custody and visitation?” Read on to learn more. Custody Versus Visitation The terms “custody” and “visitation” or sometimes used interchangeably, but…

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What is Supervised Visitation?

Even when the court does not grant a parent physical custody, the parent may still be eligible for visitation rights. The court can order supervised visitation when it’s concerned about a child’s safety with one parent.

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