Lake Worth, FL asked in Child Custody, Divorce and Family Law for Florida

Q: I understand the parenting plan covers until child is 18. How long in advance (1yr,6mo?)are highly structured plans done

I get the plan covers until the children are 18. We have equal custody and do week to week. We alternate holidays and have a separate summer schedule. We use this schedule to plan our future trips. My ex only wants to establish this schedule 2-3 months in advance, however I would like a longer term plan in place of a year or 6 months so we can plan in advance accordingly with specific dates in place when we have and don't have the kids. Can someone provide some insight on how long in advance these specific dates are planned? Thank you again.

1 Lawyer Answer
Camila Martin
Camila Martin
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Miami Lakes, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: In a Divorce process, when a parenting plan is established, it is typically done for the duration of the child's minority and it is a plan that can be used from year to year. The Court will not keep a case open so you and the other parent can be changing the plan every few months. A parenting plan is established, the case is closed, and you can file a petition to modify it if there are substantial changes in circumstances.

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