I’m starting a Custody Case with my son’s mother. I have had my son more than half the time for almost 2 years, up until recently, we began 50/50 custody thru our own agreement until the case is settled. If I was to lose the case and his mother was granted custody does the judge automatically issue the standard “every other weekend visits”? or will they consider the fact that I’m highly involved in my son’s life and grant me more time? I’m afraid if I lose I won’t be able to be with my son as often as I have been.
No, the Judge will not "automatically" issue an order of alternate weekend visitation. That's because every case is different - and plays out differently. One can only say that's the "average" visitation order for a non-custodial parent (and usually a mid-week dinner visit as well), but it's hard to predict what exactly will happen in your case. That said, you're highly encouraged to schedule a consultation with a Bronx Child Custody attorney.
Child custody involves decisions about who will be responsible for a child, including parental rights, for both married and unmarried parents, and adoptions.
Child visitation refers to non-custodial parents' rights to visit their children. These rights are commonly detailed in a visitation plan.
Written by attorney Patrick Chatterton
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