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Worcester Attorney — Co-Parenting

Co-parenting is becoming a more popular option. If you think this might be a beneficial arrangement while negotiating a divorce settlement agreement, the Law Office of Jennifer Melia can help you negotiate this type of custody situation.

For an initial consultation, you should contact the Law Office of Jennifer Melia today. Call 508-762-4641. With over 15 years of family law experience, Ms. Melia can help guide you toward achieving a successful co-parenting agreement.

Experienced Westborough Joint Child Custody Lawyer

Co-parenting is when both parents share physical and legal joint custody. Physical custody is who the child will actually live with. In many co-parenting arrangements, each parent has the children live with him or her for a portion of the week or he or she alternates who will have the children on a week-to-week basis.

Legal custody deals with who will have decision-making authority regarding issues such as health care, schooling, religion and other important factors in a child's life. In a co-parenting situation, parents often have equal say regarding these matters.

The benefits of co-parenting are that it allows each parent to be a part of the children's day-to-day lives and each parent has an equal voice in the upbringing of the children. This arrangement can be beneficial for intact and un-intact families.

Negotiating a co-parenting plan takes time and attention to detail. Attorney Jennifer Melia has experience helping parents craft co-parenting plans that attend to every issue.

Contact the Law Office of Jennifer Melia

Contact Ms. Melia in Worcester today at 508-762-4641, or you can also e-mail her to explore how a co-parenting agreement may be the right choice for you and your family. All after-hours phone and e-mail messages will be promptly returned.