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Negotiating child custody as an entrepreneur

On Behalf of | Jan 4, 2023 | Divorce

If you are a business leader with a busy schedule and you are going through a divorce, you might worry about receiving custody of your children. Fortunately, there are custody arrangements that can enable you to stay connected with your children.

Understanding how divorce and child custody works in Connecticut can help you pursue a custody agreement that prioritizes the well-being of your children.

Creating a child custody agreement

If possible, you can develop a child custody agreement with your former spouse that helps you balance your parental responsibilities with your career. Consider entering mediation to explore different arrangements and reach a compromise that works for your family. If you and your ex-spouse agree, you can present your to a judge for approval.

You can also go to family court to receive a custody ruling. In general, Connecticut courts strive to promote children’s interests and maintain connections between families.

Legal and physical custody options

As a business owner with many responsibilities, you can share joint physical custody of your children. Developing a schedule for dividing childcare responsibilities with your former spouse can help avoid custody conflicts. In addition, in some families, one parent has primary custody while the other gets visitation time with the children. Regardless of your physical custody arrangement, you can also share legal custody of your children. Joint legal custody allows you to stay involved in crucial discussions regarding your children’s upbringing, education and care.

It is important to review your custody options and create a beneficial arrangement for your family. Even if you are a busy entrepreneur, you can preserve connections with your children after your divorce.