In general, one party has sole or primary custody, and the other party has regular rights of access or education provided. The parties can also agree on shared custody and share the child as close as possible to 50/50. A common physical conservation agreement works best when they are relatively close to one another. Public holidays (odd-numbered years). The father shall have access to the children on the following public holidays during the first year (1) of this agreement and all other odd-numbered years of this Convention. J. In all other matters relating to the joint exercise of custody, parents may act alone as long as the remedy is not contrary to the injunctions relating to the physical custody of the children. If the terms of the custody contract are not specific, it may leave the door open to a new custodial action. CONSIDERING that the Parties wish the custody and custody of the minor child to be definitively defined by this Agreement. D. Every parent has access to children`s school, medical and dental records and has the right to consult with professionals who provide services to children. Once the parents have finished drafting the custody agreement, they will be able to choose for their own lawyers to check the document and then sign it, either in front of their lawyers or in front of witnesses and a notary. The agreement can remain an informal agreement between the parents or the parents can file the document in court if desired or by an already existing court decision.

Parents must keep copies of this document for themselves to which they can refer in the event of a dispute, misunderstanding or desire to establish a written amendment to the agreement. The details of child assistance depend on your state`s family allowance formula, unless you and the other parent agree with another amount. When it comes to matters relating to children, such as custody, access and assistance, a court must approve any agreement that uses a standard for the “best interests of the child”. As a general rule, if both parents reach an agreement on these issues, a court will be prepared to include the agreement in official legal documents. However, it is possible for a court to require an adaptation of the agreement if it finds that the agreement is not in the best interests of the children concerned. . . .