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Avoiding child custody problems when school starts back

Problems and hard feelings between Texas parents do not simply disappear once a divorce is final. There can be difficulty for years to come, even with a strong child custody plan in place. One way to avoid continued disputes is to communicate clearly and even include terms for dealing with certain school-related issues in the parenting plan.

The time leading up to when kids return to school after summer break can be stressful and expensive. When parents have no plan in place, it can quickly lead to fights over who pays for what and who is responsible for making choices for the kids. One thing parents can do to avoid problems is to agree to share back-to-school costs, including clothes and supplies. This can even be outlined in the court-ordered parenting plan. 

Through a shared Google account, Texas parents can outline school plans, arrange for pickup, schedule attendance at important events and more. This can allow for easy communication. Parents will want to remember that their goal is to protect the best interests of their kids, and they can do this by taking the kids to school together on the first day and working together to make this time of year smooth and stress-free.

With a comprehensive child custody agreement, parents can avoid problems that could cause stress for them and their children. It certainly possible to include provisions that address issues related to returning to school each year. Before agreeing to terms of an agreement, it may save time and expense in the long run to think about small details, including back-to-school issues. 

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