65 Madison Ave · Suite 420 · Morristown, NJ · 07960

¡Attention TAC People!

Press 'p' on your keyboard to make this palette go away.

Max width: 1200px
Color Hex R G B
Blue from Logo#003d65 0 61 101
Darker Blue#021020 2 16 32
Red from Logo#780500 120 5 0
Darker Red#400000 64 0 0
Gray from Modern Firm Site#f3f2ed 243 242 237
Bright, Light Blue#ccebff 204 235 255
Form Input Background Blue#accfe6 172 207 230
Slightly Darker Blue#002e4d 0 46 77
Slightly Darker Gray#e6e5e0 0 46 77
Darker Gray#cccbc7 0 46 77
Lighter Logo Blue#005c99 204 235 255
Login Link Blue#598fb3 89 143 179
Slighty Lighter Red#99150f 153 21 15
Slighty Darker Gray#b3b2ae 179 178 174
Hunter Green#013b23 1 59 35
Lighter Green #025935 ? ? ?
Beige Charcoal #1f1e1e ? ? ?
"Metallic Gold" #D4AF37 ? ? ?
"Darker Green" #012e1b ? ? ?

Tag Archives: co-parenting

Co Parenting Through Divorce

Divorce can be a trying time for your family. Children, especially, are susceptible to torn loyalties and stress. Parents must learn to cooperate with each other in order to do what is best for their children. Parents will have to go to the same events and be in the same room with each other after divorce for their child’s activities. Nothing is more embarrassing or heartbreaking to your child than having parents who cannot be cordial in a public setting, especially when in the presence of their friends, teachers, etc.

Cooperation is needed when making a parenting plan. Parents must work together to make a schedule that allows both parents to spend time with the children and for both parents to make decisions regarding the children. Even if daily or regular face to face contact is not possible, children should be able to have daily telephone or other contact with both parents. When one parent seeks to prevent this from occurring, it can be traumatic for your children. No matter what – the other parent will always be “mom” or “dad” regardless of what they have “done” to you personally.

Courts emphasize the importance of the involvement of both parents in the child’s life. New Jersey courts look at several factors when determining parenting time arrangements, but encourage high involvement of both parents when it is possible. Among the factors that the court may consider include:

· Parents’ and child’s preferences (if the child is over suitable age to make this determination)

· Parents’ willingness and ability to cooperate with one another and follow the parenting plan

· Domestic violence history

· Stability for the child

· Relationship between child, parents and siblings

Needless to say, parents going through divorce have a lot at stake. An experienced family law attorney is an important part of the divorce process that can help parents make sure that the best interests of their children are protected. Posted by Elizabeth A. Calandrillo, Esq.

Begin Your Conversation

  • Disclaimer: Contacting our firm via the internet does not create an attorney-client relationship. Please do not send any confidential information through this form.

Contact Our Morris County Office

866-957-2982

973-828-0829

Morristown / Morris County Law Office

65 Madison Ave

Suite 420

Morristown, NJ 07960

Morris County Mediation Office Map