Custody & Visitation Schedules
What is a custody calendar, what goes in it, and how you can create your own.
Your custody calendar can be exported in a variety of different formats. Here's the breakdown on each of them.
Learn how parenting time percentages and overnights are calculated by the software.
A custody schedule must adhere to a stricter format so that every hour of every day for the entire year is accounted for.
Creating a Schedule
The repeating schedule is a cycle of times for mom and dad that repeats throughout the year and fills in the calendar for the entire year.
If you have shared custody of multiple children, learn how to organize their individual schedules in this video.
Learn how to use one time event scheduling to accomodate nonstandard parenting calendars.
If you have a schedule that repeats in smaller increments (i.e. every 3 days), watch this video.
This video demonstrates a few tips and tricks for customizing your schedule more quickly.
Learn the basic process behind creating a new schedule from an existing file.
For schedules that reset every month (i.e. 1st weekend of the month, etc.)
Schedule times when your child is with neither parent (i.e. visiting relatives, daycare, school, summer camp, etc.)
Using this feature you can add special holidays like birthdays and religious observances.
This video gives some ideas for what holidays to schedule, depending on the age of your child.
Learn how to quickly add and edit holiday parenting time with the software.
This video explains best practices and methods for setting up parenting schedules during school breaks.
In the Holidays section of the software, there are a number of "Parent's Years" options. Here are a few clarifications.
Other Scheduling Functions
One time events are non-repeating events that take precedence over all other scheduled items in the calendar.
Seasonal schedules override the basic repeating schedule with a different repeating schedule for a specified date range every year..
This is time you know you want to take but you're not sure when you'll be able to take it. Use this section to clarify how much time each parent gets and other details.