We recently discussed the dangers of the child custody exchange and how you might be able to address those dangers. This is only one aspect of the child custody and visitation process that you have to think about. Other aspects include ensuring that your children have appropriate transportation and necessities as they go from house to house.
When you have a child custody order, it is important that you fully understand what it says. You should verify that you know which holidays and other days the child will spend with you and which will be with the other parent so that you can make plans accordingly.
One point that you should look into now is how summer vacation will be handled. If you are planning on taking a vacation with your child, now is the time to make those plans. This is especially true if you will need to trade off some days with your ex to make the vacation plans work. We can help you to learn what options you have to work out issues if there is a problem with the custody order as it stands.
In fact, the entire summer schedule should be checked to ensure that you have ample time to make plans for your child. This is especially important if your child will need child care for the summer months.
We understand that scrutinizing the child custody order is something that takes some effort. Still, you don’t want to end up making errors when you are planning out the summer months. The last thing that you want is to have leave on a vacation without your child or to have to cancel plans because you didn’t have the correct information regarding your child’s time with you over the summer. We are here to help answer any questions you might have about the orders.