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What is a parenting plan?

Any divorcing couple with children in Tennessee will eventually have to deal with the prospect of splitting up parental duties. The Thomas Family Law Firm, PLC, works to help you understand what a parenting plan is, what it can do for you and your children, and why it's so important.

Several things go into crafting a parenting plan. For example, you'll establish and divide up parental responsibilities. This includes deciding who the primary authority is when it comes to big decisions or topics like religion, health care, afterschool activities, education, and more. While both parents can individually make small daily decisions, deciding who the main authority is can alleviate a lot of tension and arguments.

A schedule is also crafted in a parenting plan. This will determine when the child will be staying with you or your ex-spouse, how much time they'll spend at each person's house, and who they will visit on specific holidays. The primary residential parent is also decided, I.E. who the child will be spending over 50 percent of their time with. And finally, a parenting plan will include ways to deal with any potential disputes that might arise between you and your ex-spouse as you work together to parent your child.

When working out child custody arrangements, it's important to take all of these things into consideration and more. Understandably, this can become overwhelming. If you need help organizing your parenting plan or would like to learn more about creating one, you can take a look at our web page to get an idea of where to start.

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Mr. Thomas kept me well informed during my lengthy divorce. He always returned my calls within 24 hours, usually sooner. He gave me very good advice and listened to all of my concerns. He always told me what I needed to hear, not necessarily what I wanted to hear. I found him to be a nice, honest and hard-working lawyer.

- Carrie -

Justin and his staff are a great team! Justin represented me after the divorce was finalized and fixed what the original attorney told me was set in stone! Everything we asked for we received, from both the court and the staff. It has been almost two years and I can still contact them for anything I need and they are ALWAYS more than willing to help! I recommend Justin and his staff as much as possible. There is no way I would ever use anyone else!

- Robbie -

Justin Thomas represented me in a divorce and I was very pleased with his work ethic and representation. He was extremely professional and cared about what was in the best interest of my son and me. He kept the cost of the divorce to a minimum, which was great! I believe he provided excellent representation and honestly cared about me, the outcome of my divorce, and most importantly, my time with my son. I have recommended Mr. Thomas to several friends and will continue to do so.

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