It is understandable to feel as if you are lumped into a broad category, such as "Fathers", sometimes when dealing with the legal system. However, Courts do try to address each set of parents as unique. There are many factors to consider before deciding to ask for a change in your parenting plan; however, changes agreed to by the parents, which appears to have occurred in your case, are a factor the Court will consider. The fact you had a long period of "extra" contact with the children is an important factor. However, it would be unusual for one parent to have every weekend if the parents live in reasonable proximity. That said, the history of your contact might be a good basis for increasing the overall amount of time you have with the children. This matter should be presented to an attorney so he/she can assess all of the facts and involved legal issues.
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