My ex-husband and I agree that my school district would be the better option for our son, rather than his. Three years ago, when we developed our parenting plan, living arrangements were more uncertain. Now, three years later, it's clear that my district would be best.
I found a checklist for Changing a Parenting Plan by Agreement, but it seems to include all financial paperwork for changing child support, which we're not wanting to do. We want only to change the school district.
I then found a form called Agreement and Parenting Plan Designating School District, which seems to be more what we need, but I'm not sure if I need to do anything more than send that to the court to have a judge review and sign it so that we can furnish a copy to the school.
What forms do I really need to change just this one facet of our agreement in the state of NH? I need to do this ASAP, as my school district won't allow us to enroll him until our parenting plan is updated to reflect my school district.
You could file an agreed upon parenting plan indicating it modifies a prior final parenting plan and change the school district to the one you agree upon. You can then file it with the court that issued the original parenting plan and the judge will review and approve it. Once it is approved, you should give a copy to the school. You will need court approval to make this change because, if there is a prior order that designates another school district as the child's district, the new district may not enroll the child.
Assuming you used the NH Parenting Plan Form initially, the answer might depend on what you put for Section G. This section allows for modification by agreement of the parents by filing the requested adjustment with the court. You shouldn't have to redo the entire Parenting Plan to change this one item, but if you would prefer, you could transfer all the information onto a new Form and change just the school district.
Section G states the procedure as follows (if you selected this option): "The parents shall meet as set out below to review this parenting plan and the well-being of the child(ren). Any agreed-on changes shall be written down, signed by both and filed with the court. (Each should keep a copy.)..."
You can find the Parenting Plan form here: http://www.courts.state.nh.us/forms/nhjb-2064-f.pdf
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