Ironing Out Vacation Details In Parenting Plans

Packing up the bags, getting the kids ready and heading off for a vacation are what many families look forward to. It can be a little harder to orchestrate when parents in Seattle are separated or divorced. These are the kinds of issues that can be ironed out and reflected in well-rounded parenting plans since all things that affect children need to be spelled out, including vacation time.

Vacation time is one of the things many divorced parents really don’t think about. But agreeing on the particulars about who the children will be with when during vacation times will eliminate a lot of stress not only for the parents, but for the kids as well. Children need structure in their lives and when they know how their vacation schedules will look, they may be more able to adapt and enjoy themselves on family outings.

Being specific about holidays is important. These kinds of issues are more difficult to deal with if not spelled out in full. It’s harder to get things organized at the 11th hour if it’s unclear who the kids will be with for vacations, and that includes times like Christmas and other holidays. Summer vacation time should also be addressed.

A Seattle lawyer can help clients to fashion parenting plans that fit their particular lifestyles. A lawyer will always have the best interests of children in mind when assisting a client in this regard. A lawyer will review each client’s particular situation and help him or her to iron out vacation details in a well-rounded plan.

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The Law Offices of Stacy D. Heard, PLLC

Stacy Heard is an accomplished and well-respected family law attorney in Seattle, Washington who has served clients for over 20 years. Stacy specializes in matrimonial and family law. She handles matters of divorce, high-conflict parenting plan/child custody issues, international custody disputes and Hague Convention cases, complex financial issues, relocation, restraining orders, child support, and modifications of Parenting Plans and Child Support Orders.

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