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Parenting Time in New Hampshire

Parenting time is the new term used in New Hampshire instead of “visitation.”  A Parenting Plan may include a schedule for the non-residential parent to have parenting time with the child.  Enforcing or obtaining parenting time can require legal intervention. While a parenting plan may have been drafted as part of a divorce or earlier parenting agreement, later modification of parenting time may be appropriate. If you have a parenting concern, you need an attorney who will dedicate the time necessary to fight for a fair and just resolution while handling the case with sensitivity. The Law Office of Joseph M. Annutto can be your resource for any new or ongoing child visitation issues.

Parenting Issues

When it comes to the specifics of parenting time, the New Hampshire Family Division Courts typically encourage the parties to work together, believing that ongoing relationships with both parents is generally in the best interest of the child. In contentious cases, the method and effectiveness of communication between parents may be evaluated by the Courts. Having an experienced and skilled attorney by your side to navigate this process is crucial. The concerns and issues of conflict between parents can vary greatly from one family to the next. Some of the typical parenting issues that arise include:

  • Vacation schedules
  • Transportation between homes
  • Relocation and its impact on parenting time
  • Parent’s schedules
  • Children’s schedules
  • One parent not abiding by a parenting time schedule

Parenting Plan Revisions

Families change and evolve over time and so must a parenting plan. What worked one year may not be feasible or appropriate the next year. Periodically revising the parenting plan is a common part of the co-parenting process. If these changes cannot be resolved directly by the parties, our firm can help. We can negotiate and draft a parenting plan that addresses all of your needs and the needs of your child.

The attorneys at the Law Office of Joseph M. Annutto can be your partner in navigating the unique situations that present themselves in your family. We have the experience and problem solving skills to find resolutions when one may not seem obvious. If negotiation fails, we will diligently fight to protect your rights as a parent and the time you and your child need together. Let us hear the details of your parenting issues and see if we can provide a solution that works best for your family.

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