Reasonable parenting time in Michigan.
Michigan divorce and Michigan custody law provides that children have a right to a relationship with both parents. This is sometimes accomplished with an award of liberal and reasonable parenting time in Michigan for the parents or a specific reasonable parenting time schedule.
Absent an agreement by the parties, the details associated with the details of what is a reasonable parenting time in Michigan is the source of conflict and litigation. Therefore, if the parties are unable to agree, the court utilizes the Friend of the Court and other specialists to help establish a specific reasonable parenting time schedule in Michigan.
Michigan compiled laws section 722.27a (5) allow either party to ask for a specific schedule for reasonable parenting time in Michigan and MCL 722.27a(6) clarifies the reasonable parenting time in Michigan terms, which can include the cost to transport the child, supervision, specific times, bond to insure compliance and reasonable notice if reasonable parenting time in Michigan is cancelled.
Most specific reasonable parenting time schedules in Michigan revolve around a bi-weekly schedule. In the following examples:
Sample Specific Reasonable Parenting Time in Michigan Key:
“M” = Mother overnight;
“F” = Father overnight;
“FD” or “MD” Father or Mother has the child for dinner only
Reasonable parenting time in Michigan sample “every other weekend schedule”
Mon Tues Wed Thur Fri Sat Sun
M M M/FD M F F M
M M M/FD M M M M
Reasonable parenting time in Michigan sample “Equal parenting time 2-2-3”
Mon Tues Wed Thur Fri Sat Sun
F F M M F F F
M M F F M M M
It is also important that holiday, school breaks and summer time schedules supersede the regular specific reasonable parenting time in Michigan schedule.
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