Previtera & Schimmel

A Member of Petrelli, Previtera & Schimmel, LLC

Your Family Lawyers
Schedule Your Consultation Today.
800-580-9136

August 2013 Archives

Navigating Child Custody: Back to School Edition Part II

It is back-to-school season and time to prepare for your child's return in a variety of ways; especially in the context of a child custody arrangement. Aside from trying to fight off other parents for that last pack of college-ruled notebooks at the store, there are also details to work out between you and your child's other parent. So, to help prepare for another school year here are three child custody reminders for parents:

  1. Revise and confirm your schedule

    You may have been operating under a temporary summer schedule for the last three months. Make sure all parties are clear that you will be (most likely) reverting back to your same school year schedule and clearly define how that transition will work to avoid conflict. When in doubt, consult your custody order.
  2. Consider your expenses

    Have your finances changed during the summer? Does your child need a new school uniform or back pack? Talk to his or her other parent to see where you can split the costs and avoid spending unnecessarily.
  3. Review the school calendar and plan in advance

    Most schools provide parents with a copy of their academic calendar in paper form and also post it online. Go over the schedule in advance and make sure your child's other parent is aware of all important dates. Divide the responsibilities as much as possible and know who will be getting your child to a specific event with everything he or she needs to be prepared.

The Law Office of Diana C. Schimmel, Esquire Sponsors Successful (and Fun) Charity Event!

The Law Office of Diana C. Schimmel, Esquire was proud to sponsor the launch of the Main Line chapter of Fabulous Shoe Night on Wednesday August 14th.  Held at new hot spot Avenue Kitchen, the event welcomed 60 women and raised almost $1300 for the Women's Resource Center.

Navigating Child Custody: Back to School Edition

The start of a new school year is coming up quickly.  And with it, a whole new set of child custody questions and concerns for co-parents. While some parents can simply focus on buying school supplies and keeping up with the latest backpack trends, others have to worry about how their child custody arrangement will be impacted.

5 Tips for a Successful Child Custody Exchange

Bringing or picking up your child from his or her other parent at the time of a child custody exchange can be stressfull for all parties; you, your ex and your child.  There are logistics to consider and possibly strained lines of communication.  You might also fear the start of an unwanted fight or of running into your ex's new significant other.

Helpful Links

Let Us Help You Contact our Family Law Firm by calling 800-580-9136 or by completing this contact form. Schedule a confidential initial consultation today.

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Offices in Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey For Your Convenience.

Main Office
1845 Walnut Street
19th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Toll Free: 800-580-9136
Philadelphia Law Office Map

New Jersey Office
923 Haddonfield Road
Building B2, 3rd floor
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

Toll Free: 800-580-9136
Map & Directions

Review Us
Back To Top