I agree with Ms. Navarette. I don't know if it is already in the order, but you can seek joint residential custody with the mother. It sounds like the mother now has sole physical custody while you share joint legal custody.
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There is no set rule for parenting time. You will need to file an application with a proposed parenting time plan and demonstrate why it is in your child's best interest.
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Custody and parenting time cases are always very fact specific. Your question is a good one, but unfortunately not one that can be answered in a vacuum in a forum like this. You need to sit down with an attorney who specializes in family law, show him/her the pleadings and orders that have already been filed and strategize the best way to get more time with your son. (And GOOD FOR YOU, by the way!)
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