Having a family, becoming a parent, and raising children is a dream many people wish to achieve. But, what happens when you and your spouse decide to divorce? The honor, privilege, and responsibility of being a parent are far from over. When parents share legal or physical custody of their children, Utah law requires couples to have a parenting plan in place. As parents, you know the specific needs of your children better than anyone else. Because of this, you must craft an ideal parenting plan that caters to their needs before anything else.

Find out more about parenting plans and tips on creating one below.

What is a Parenting Plan?

A parenting plan outlines how you plan to raise your kids, make future decisions, and resolve disagreements. It helps you and your former spouse be the best possible parents to your children and avoid unnecessary conflict. Parenting plans allow a more predictable and stable environment for your kids, helping them feel less stress and anxiety from your divorce.

Tips for Creating a Successful Parenting Plan

Finding the right balance for a successful parenting plan can be tricky. Here are some tips that will help you and your ex create a successful parenting plan for your family:

 

Contact The Ault Firm

If you and your spouse are considering getting a divorce, contact the experienced family law attorneys at The Ault Firm. We understand the challenges and obstacles you are facing and are committed to providing comprehensive legal representation. Our knowledgeable team of professionals is here to help you navigate this difficult time while providing counsel and support. If you are in the Salt Lake City or West Jordan area, contact The Ault Firm today.