Nontraditional Parenting Plans/Custody Agreements

Nontraditional custody agreements refer to alternative family arrangements and also to alternative types of Washington State Parenting Plans for child custody that may deviate from the traditional arrangement of one parent having primary physical custody and the other having visitation or equal time with a child or children. These arrangements can involve shared physical custody, where both parents have significant time with the child, joint legal custody and where both parents have a say in decision-making for the child. Other examples include “nesting,” where the child stays in the family home and the parents rotate in and out, and parallel parenting, where both parents have separate households and limited interaction. Nontraditional custody agreements are designed to provide children with stability and support from both parents and can be crafted to meet the specific needs of the family.


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