Child Custody & Access
Custody refers to decision making for the child. A parent who has sole custody has the sole authority to make a final decision for the child. Parents who share joint custody of the child make decisions together.
Often the areas of a child’s life that require a decision to be made are health, education and religion. Access (also referred to as “parenting time”) refers to when the child sees a parent. It is often in the best interests of the parents and the child to have a schedule in place to provide the child with routine and predictability.
Issues of custody and access can be emotionally charged.
Erin Simpson can assist with determining and achieving a resolution that is in the best interests of the child.