It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and with it all of the holidays of the season! This time of year is particularly tough for folks who are just getting used to a coparenting situation. It’s also a challenging time for divorce lawyers and family courts, as lots of families are unable to settle holiday scheduling differences without recourse to the courts.
- Thanksgiving is on November 26.
- Hanukkah is December 6-14.
- Christmas falls on a Friday.
- Kwanzaa is December 26-January 1.
Work Together to Figure Out Your Schedule for the Holidays
If you haven’t already created a holiday parenting schedule with your ex, you should contact them right away to work out the details. Not everyone has a plan already set either by agreement or judgment, so if you can’t agree on your own you may need to contact your attorney to sort out the situation. With the timeframes for setting motion dates and the court scheduling problems that may arise, this needs to be tackled as soon as possible.
In most cases, scheduling should be possible without court intervention. There are a number of ways to share the holidays, and … Keep reading