Another option for custody is to divide the holiday in half. While it may seem fair for kids and parents to get the same time during the holidays, traffic and other conditions could affect your quality time. If you are in a highly conflictual custody situation, we highly recommend our e-book on creating a custody agreement to ensure that gaps are covered in your custody arrangement to avoid ongoing custody disputes and issues. When deciding on issues related to children, such as . B custody, visitation and assistance to children, a court must approve any agreement that uses a “child welfare” standard. In general, if both parents reach an agreement on these issues, a court will be willing to include the agreement in official legal documents. However, it is possible for a court to require an adjustment to the agreement if it considers that the agreement is not in the best interests of the children concerned. Parent Plan Status of __ PARENT PLAN This parent plan (this “Agreement”) is valid from this ___ day of __ 20_ (the “Effective Date”) from and between: First Parent: __☐_ Parents are the parents or guardians of the following minor children: __☐_ terms and conditions of this Agreement, taking into account the mutual promises and obligations contained herein, as well as for any other good and valuable consideration not expressly set forth herein, the parties hereby agree: custody of the minor child. (Check one) ☐ first parent has custody. The parties agree that the first parent will have sole custody of the minor child and will freely make all decisions relating to the upbringing of the minor child, including health, medical and dental care, education, religion, vacation, travel and welfare.

☐ second parent has custody. The parties agree that the second parent has sole custody of the minor child and is free to make all decisions relating to the upbringing of the minor child, including health, medical and dental care, education, religion, vacation, travel and welfare. ☐ Shared custody. The parties agree that it is in the best interests of the minor child for the parties to share parental responsibility. Each Party recognizes that the other Party has the right to participate fully in all important matters related to the education of the minor child, including health, welfare and education. In this sense, the parties agree that they have joint custody of the minor child and that all decisions regarding health, medical and dental care, education, religion, vacation, travel, welfare and other aspects of the minor child`s upbringing will be made on a common basis for decision-making. Physical custody of the minor child. (Check one) ☐ first parent has custody. The parties agree that the first parent will have primary custody of the minor child, subject to the second parent`s access rights, as set forth herein.

Visit the minor child (verification one) ☐ Notwithstanding the provisions contained herein, the second parent has the right to visit the minor child […].