Have a Great Holiday: Part Two

November 10, 2020 | Bill Henry

Holiday parenting plan conflicts should not steal your child’s joy this season.

In the second part of our three-part video series, we’ll offer some of the legal options you have if the holidays go awry this season.

Need Help with a Holiday Parenting Time Issue?

We understand conflict can occur despite the best efforts. If this happens during your child’s holidays, we are here to help you explore your legal options.

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Good holiday planning always starts with planning ahead and contemplating how to divide the holidays.

However, if, in fact, you run into problems around dividing the holidays, the next questions become: What do we do? How do we approach this? How do we resolve this?

Colorado Law Addresses Parenting Time Problems

There are specific laws in Colorado designed to assist you, should problems arise with regard to parenting time and, specifically, with regard to the holidays.

Quite often, an ex-spouse may not show up on time; they may show up too soon; or they may not be cooperative.

There are legal remedies that allow you to ask the court to fix this.

Legal Ways to Correct Holiday Time Issues

Those remedies include things like make-up parenting time. If a parent flagrantly disregards the holiday parenting plan, a judge may hold that individual in contempt of court.

If you want to have a good holiday with your children, you want to focus on your children, having a joyous holidays, quite often, you have to fix things after the fact.

If you need any sort of assistance about holiday parenting time, please give us a call at 303-688-0944. We can help you find the best solution for your child and you.

Common Holiday Issues Divorced Parents Experience

One of the most common ways an ex-spouse can hurt your holidays is to flout the parenting plan. They may drop off the children late or arrive entirely too early to pick them up, thereby cutting short the children’s time with you.

Another scenario: one parent may refuse to let the other parent see the child altogether, or they may cause a scene in front of the child.

These actions likely contradict the court-ordered parenting plan. There are specific state laws to help divorced parents remedy these kinds of problems.

Need Help with a Holiday Parenting Time Issue?

Even the best laid plans aren’t always enough. If you feel like you need assistance to preemptively take on holiday planning problems, begin your free case assessment today. Just click here or call 303-688-0944

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