Custody and Visitation

If your parents arenít living together, they need to figure out how you can spend time with both of your parents. They need to figure out when you will live with each of your parents. This plan about where you live is called a custody plan, or a parenting plan.

If you live mostly with one parent, you will usually get to spend time with, or visit, the other parent. The plan for how often you visit with your other parent is called a visitation schedule or parenting plan.

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