What is a Pandemic Parenting Plan?
Before you start making a Pandemic Parenting Plan, it is helpful to know your local guidelines with regards to COVID-19 and how your co-parent feels about visitation and social activities during the pandemic. Once the details are agreed upon and put in writing, the Parenting Plan is typically held as an informal agreement between parents, or can be filed with a court and accompany court orders, which are legally binding.
This document is intended to outline the details of a temporary arrangement made between co-parents during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you have questions about how COVID-19 impacts your parenting arrangements, ask a lawyer and find other free resources in the Coronavirus Legal Center.
When to use a Pandemic Parenting Plan:
- You would like to set forth guidelines for custody, visitation, and schooling of your children.
- You have an existing parenting plan that you would like to update in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The document is intended to serve as an addendum to the existing parenting plan between of , , and of , ,
This agreement provides for the care of the following:
In the existing custody arangement, The physical custody arrangement is as follows:
The parents have agreed that, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, this arrangement will change. The children will stay with . If one parent misses their visitation time with the child(ren) due to the pandemic, they will be entitled to make up that time later.
The following is a list of social considerations the Parents have made with regards to the pandemic:
The following are the considerations the Parents have made with regards to schooling during the pandemic: