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Child Custody Tips for Back to School Season

Smoothly Transitioning Back to Learning

As summer comes to a close and the back-to-school season begins, many families are preparing for the change in schedules. For divorced or separated parents, this can be an especially challenging time as they figure out custody schedules and arrangements. As you prepare for the impending return to school, it's important to arm yourself with information and plan for a smooth transition.

In this blog post, we will discuss some tips for child custody during the back-to-school season.

Communicate Early and Often

If you and your co-parent don't see eye to eye on everything, back-to-school time can be especially challenging. The best way to avoid conflict is to communicate early and often with your co-parent about your child's school schedule, after-school activities, and any other important details. By staying in communication, you can avoid any surprises or last-minute changes that could throw off your custody arrangement.

Plan Ahead

Another great way to reduce stress during the back-to-school season is to plan ahead as much as possible. This means creating a detailed calendar of events for the upcoming months, including all school functions, holidays, doctor's appointments, extracurricular activities, and more. Once you have a clear picture of what's happening, you can work with your co-parent to decide who will be responsible for each event. This way, there are no surprises and everyone knows what to expect.

Get Organized

Being organized is key when it comes to the back-to-school season, especially if you share custody of your child. Make sure you have all the necessary paperwork in order, such as your child's birth certificate, school records, and immunization records. You'll also need to make sure you have the correct contact information for your child's teachers and administrators. By getting everything organized ahead of time, you can avoid any last-minute scrambling when it's time to head back to school.

Ask Questions of a Colorado Child Custody Attorney

If you are unsure of how best to proceed with child custody issues as school season approaches or have an issue that needs to be resolved, know that the team at Drexler Law is here to help. We are committed to finding a solution that meets your needs and the needs of your child.

Learn more about how we can help with Colorado custody issues or schedule a consultation by calling (719) 259-0050 or by visiting our website.