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I need legal advice and opinions WWYD?? Plz.

Me and SO were in a custody battle when we decided to get back together now we have to agree on a custody arrangement he wants half i told him i'd give him weekends cuz i can live w tht schedule if we split up. Do u think im being fair?

 
Logan17000

Asked by Logan17000 at 11:34 AM on Jan. 15, 2011 in Relationships

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  • The courts will more then likely give him every other weekend and one day during the week, after school till usually 8 Pm. So that is all I would offer
    JLS2388

    Answer by JLS2388 at 11:36 AM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • What is wrong with him having half? What makes you a better parent? Just because you can't live with that schedule. You child deserves to have equal time with both his parents.
    matthewscandi

    Answer by matthewscandi at 12:06 PM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • Plus thts a good schedule for when he's in school.
    Logan17000

    Comment by Logan17000 (original poster) at 11:36 AM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • i agree with jls every other weekend and one afternoon after school sounds fair
    zperez0809

    Answer by zperez0809 at 11:39 AM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • Matthews candi- i have cared for my son pretty much alone for the past yr so tht makes me the better parent and he's not been the most responsible dad and im reluctant to give him weekends but im trying to be fair.
    Logan17000

    Comment by Logan17000 (original poster) at 12:23 PM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • He is still the child's father. You can try to be "fair" all you want a judge will ultimately decide and a lot of judges are going with 50/50 if the parents live near each and the child is of school age. Do think your child only wants to see his father 6 days a month? You can't decide that he is irresponsible with the child until he actually has to do the work. My husband doesn't do crap for our kids unless I am not here than he does everything they need. You obviously thought enough about him to get back together with him.
    matthewscandi

    Answer by matthewscandi at 1:27 PM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • We have a temp. Order and the judge only gave him 8 hrs a wk bcuz of events in the past. I love him so i got back w him does tht automatically make him responsible? No. i think w time and some guidance hopefully he'll learn to b a responsible parent but
    Logan17000

    Comment by Logan17000 (original poster) at 7:21 PM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • Until then i think every weekend is plenty.
    Logan17000

    Comment by Logan17000 (original poster) at 7:24 PM on Jan. 15, 2011