Washington courts will do everything possible to help lessen the emotional trauma the children of divorce encounter. The courts prime concern is the best interests of the child. Depending on the age of the children, a parenting plan may be general or detailed. A general parenting plan may include a general outline of how parental responsibilities and parenting time will be shared. A detailed parenting plan may include provisions relating to: residential schedule; holiday, birthday and vacation planning; weekends, including holidays, and school in-service days preceding or following weekends; decision-making and responsibility; relocation of parents; telephone access; transportation; and methods for resolving disputes.

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The court's primary concern in child custody cases is the best interests of the child. In other words, judges in the Tacoma, WA area make child custody decisions designed to minimize the emotional trauma for children of divorce. The Law Offices of Desmond Kolke can show the judge you want what's best for your child.

Work with one of our family law attorneys to...

  • Fight for your parental rights
  • Understand courtroom procedures
  • Negotiate a fair child custody arrangement

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What should your parenting plan include?

Parenting plans can be general or detailed depending on the age of your children. A general parenting plan might include a basic outline of how you and your ex will share parental responsibilities and parenting time.

A detailed parenting plan might include a schedule outlining where and when your children will spend...

  • Weekends
  • School nights
  • Birthdays and holidays

It might also outline your and your ex's decision-making power and provisions related to...
  • Relocation
  • Transportation
  • Telephone access
  • Methods for resolving disputes

Contact us today to learn more.

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