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Visitation for Long Distance Parents

One of the most common questions long distance parents ask is what visitation for long distance parents is ‘normal’. How much visitation a long distance parent gets, when it happens and how it happens. Long distance visitation is more intricate than standard visitation. In person visitation is typically longer, with more space in between. video […]

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How to Create a Legally Binding Long Distance Parenting Plan

A long distance parenting plan is an arrangement for how you will co-parent a child when one parent is not within close physical proximity. It is one part of a court order.

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How the Costs of Travel Factor Into Child Support

There are two ways that the costs of travel factor into child support for long distance parents. One directly, and one indirectly.

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Most important Piece of Advice for New Long Distance Parents

There is one piece of advice for new long distance parents that I consider to be the most important. Get a court order before you move and make your parenting plan EXACTLY what you want. Even if your relationship with your co-parent is great and you can both envision the healthiest co-parenting arrangement. Hope for […]

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Response to dadsdivorce.com Virtual Visitation Article

Rick Ortiz posted an interesting article about virtual visitation that I presume is by Richard Coffee. Unfortunately, between the two captcha systems, I couldn’t get my comment to post. So here is a response to the article. You raise very legitimate points that I think every parent should consider when creating a long distance parenting […]

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The Ingredients of A Long Distance Parenting Plan

There are many parts to creating a long distance parenting plan.  When When you get to the meat an potatoes of what to include in the parenting plan it can be tough to make sure you have it all down.  This post covers some things to remember in your long distance divorce and custody agreement. […]