One of the greatest dangers of divorce is damaging your relationship with your children. Unfortunately, divorce can have a significant negative impact on your children’s upbringing. Among the primary concerns in the process of a divorce should be the generation of a written parenting agreement that clearly establishes guidelines for both parents in the raising of your children.
If you are in the process of a divorce, an experienced Monmouth County child support attorney at Law Office of Andrew A. Bestafka, Esq. is ready to assist you in the negotiation of a parenting agreement that you and your ex-spouse can both agree upon to govern the upbringing of your children. We will work tirelessly to ensure that your interests are given fair consideration. To learn more about how an attorney can help guide you through the particulars of your divorce, contact our offices today at (732) 898-2378.
Issues Covered by Parenting Agreements
When beginning a new life separate from your ex-spouse, there are a variety of issues that the two of you may disagree upon regarding the upbringing of your children. By settling these disputes immediately and agreeing to a parenting contract, you can help prevent unforeseen conflicts in the future. The following are a few of the issues that are commonly included in parenting agreements:
- Custody arrangements
- Child support terms
- Visitation rights for relatives
- Education strategies
- Religious upbringing
- Decisions as to where holidays will be spent
- Decisions as to medical power of attorney
It is also important to include guidelines for establishing how the agreement can be in the future should the necessity of a change arise.
Creating a parenting agreement can be a complicated and contentious process, and the assistance of legal representation can be invaluable in ensuring that your interests are protected. For a confidential consultation with a dedicated Monmouth County child support lawyer, contact Law Office of Andrew A. Bestafka, Esq. today at (732) 898-2378.