It’s Summer! It’s hot, the kids are out of school, and everyone is headed to the beach. Almost all custody and visitation orders have provisions for summer visitation, but it’s not uncommon for issues to arise that require tweaking or even going back to court for a modification. Planned trips, sick children, and a general casual feeling sometimes causes conflict between parties who contact us with questions regarding summer custody and visitation. Some tips we give our clients:
- Communicate! Pick up the phone, text, or send an email to the other party with any issues before they come up. This is the easiest (and cheapest) way to resolve most issues.
- Be flexible. Summer for children should be light and fun. They only get so many carefree summers, so try and think of their wellbeing first.
- Pick your battles. Is it worth paying an attorney thousands of dollars to modify a summer visitation schedule? Maybe. But probably not.
Enjoy and have a fun summer. Call or message us if you have any questions about summer custody and visitation.