Childcare arrangements can be complicated, so it’s important to be informed before beginning the process and to seek legal advice to ensure that you understand your legal rights. It may be helpful to work through this Parenting Plan Checklist .
Sometimes, parents will agree on how to parent through divorce, but otherwise the court will make decisions that are consistent with the best interests of the child. It’s also possible to change parenting orders through mutual agreement submitted for the court’s approval or by application to the court. This application should reflect changes in your circumstances since the original parenting order and be in the best interests of the child
A decision on how your children will be cared for must be reached before your divorce can be finalized.