However, if a parent is being inflexible just to be malicious towards his or her ex-spouse, a judge may take this into consideration if that parent asks for something later on.
In order for a reasonable visitation schedule to work, parents must be willing to communicate with each other in sane, rational manner.
Do my children's grandparents have a right to visitation?
Every state in the county has some sort of law that allows types of grandparent visitation.
Some custodial parents may seek to modify a visitation order based upon a non-custodial parent’s failure to exercise defined parenting time.
While this may be appropriate in certain circumstances, many attorneys argue it is not the best course of action.
Courts are more inclined to place parents on fixed visitation schedules when it appears clear that there is still conflict between the parents or when the parents are not willing to cooperate with each other.
What if a non-custodial parent fails to exercise his or her designated parenting time with the minor child(ren)?
Next, below you will find some of the most frequently asked questions regarding parental visitation rights after a separation or divorce.
The judge mentioned "reasonable visitation," what does that mean?
If you know or think that you and your ex-spouse will not be able to cooperate in a reasonable visitation plan, you should tell the judge so and insist on a fixed visitation schedule instead.
In addition, if you and your ex are currently under a reasonable visitation plan that is not working, you may go back to the court and ask for a different arrangement in terms of parental visitation rights.