Child custody cases are often hard for the parents to handle because you have to make some very complex decisions. When you are going through this, make sure that you are thinking about what is best for your children. This means that you can't focus on what is easiest for you or how you can make life more difficult for your ex. We know that you might not want to negotiate any points of the matter, but you will have to so that you can make it through the case.
For the most part, people who are handling these types of matters will work together to come up with the terms. This means that you will have to come up with a parenting relationship style, a schedule and some basic ground rules. It might be challenging to work this closely with your ex but if you do it in a respectful manner, you can set a good precedent for the future.
As you work out the terms for the agreement, make sure you are being realistic. This is especially important when you get the schedule for the kids done. Your children need consistency, so you should work toward making that as easy as possible to achieve.
We know that you might have some questions about what is possible. We can help you learn about the options and even come up with some creative custody solutions that work for your situation. Just don't wait until the last minute. We need time to discuss the matter with you so that you can think about what you might need to do.