A parenting plan is an agreement between divorced parents that enables ex-partners to continue to co-parent. The goal of a parenting plan is to help the child maintain a strong relationship with each parent, while supporting the child’s best interest above all else.
When a child refuses to cooperate with the parenting plan, parents might feel frustrated and angry. While it is physically possible to remove a three-year-old from one parent’s home and carry him to the other parent’s home, similar coercion of an 11-year-old child may be inadvisable, if not impossible.
If you and your ex have agreed on a parenting plan and your child is resisting, here are some things to bear in mind:
If your parenting plan is up for review, contact a child custody attorney. For your free consultation call the Buffalo, NY Law Offices of Randy S. Margulis at 716.886.9600 or contact us online.
As a Buffalo divorce lawyer for 28 years, I have devoted myself to solving the problems that affect families throughout the Buffalo metropolitan area and Western New York. As a family law attorney, I make it my goal to create a partnership of trust with my clients. People put their trust in me to handle cases that can potentially have a long-lasting impact on not only their lives, but the lives of their family as well.
Alexandra M. Rockwood is a Senior Associate Attorney with the Law Offices of Randy S. Margulis & Associates and has been with the firm since early 2020. She primarily practices in the areas of matrimonial and family law, including divorce, child custody, and child support. Alexandra is a practicing matrimonial and family law attorney as…