1. Custody arrangements:
This outlines who the child will live with, including any shared parenting arrangements.
2. Visitation schedule:
This outlines when the child will spend time with each parent, including holidays and special occasions.
3. Decision-making authority:
This outlines who has the authority to make important decisions for the child, such as medical decisions or decisions about education.
4. Communication methods:
This outlines how parents will communicate with each other and with the child, such as through phone calls, emails, or in-person meetings.
5. Transportation arrangements:
This outlines how the child will be transported between the parents' homes, including who will be responsible for transportation and what the arrangements will be in case of a change in plans.
6. Financial responsibilities:
This outlines each parent's financial responsibilities towards the child, including child support and payment for medical expenses, education, and extracurricular activities.
7. Dispute resolution:
This outlines how any disagreements or disputes will be resolved, such as through mediation or court proceedings.
8. Parental behavior:
This outlines expectations for parental behavior, including respect for each other and avoiding negative comments about the other parent in front of the child.
9. Changes to the plan:
This outlines how the plan can be modified in the future if circumstances change, such as a change in employment or relocation.
10. Additional considerations:
This may include additional considerations specific to the family, such as cultural or religious practices, the child's special needs, or any other relevant factors.