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 27 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 an Associate Attorney with the Law Offices of Randy S. Margulis & Associates and has been with the firm since early 2020. She practices primarily in the areas of matrimonial and family law. Ms. Rockwood graduated magna cum laude from SUNY Geneseo with a degree in History and minors in Political…