Parenting time in Michigan (visitation law): What does Michigan law provide? How can you modify parenting time in Michigan?
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Parenting time and visitation mean the same thing under Michigan law. The statute, MCL 722.27(a) uses the term visitation to describe the frequency and duration a parent spends time with a child. However, the term visitation is commonly replaced with the term parenting time.
After custody of the children, one of the most contentious issues in a Michigan divorce is parenting time or visitation. This visitation video discusses Michigan law on parenting time and modification of parenting time.
While Michigan divorce and family law provides for visitation, the term parenting time is synonymous. Michigan divorce law, Michigan parenting time law case law and Michigan visitation statutory law requires that a child shall have the right to visitation with a parent unless it is shown on the record by clear and convincing evidence that it would endanger the child’s physical, mental or emotional health.
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