Summer Break Custody and Visitation Schedules
A summer break schedule is a residential schedule designed specifically for the time when your child is off school over the summer.You can also have a different residential schedule during other parts of the year.
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First, you need to decide when your summer break schedule will start and stop.
You can choose exact dates, which may cover all or part of the break.
Or you can use relative dates to set when your schedule starts and stops.
For instance, if your child always gets out of school on the 3rd Friday of June, you can have your summer schedule start then.
You can use the same dates every year, or arrange for them to vary.
Here are some examples of how to create a summer break schedule.
Swap the parents' time
Here is an alternating weekends schedule where the child lives with the father and visits the mother every other weekend.
In the summer break schedule, the child lives with the mother and visits the father every other weekend.
You can swap any residential schedule for the summer.
Give one parent all the time
Here is a summer break schedule that goes from July 1st to July 31st. All of the time is given to the father.
Create a new residential schedule
For this summer break schedule, the parents alternate having the child every two weeks.
You have a lot more options for your residential schedule in the summer because you don't need to plan around school.
You can use a visitation timeshare calculator to give the parent who has less time with the child during the year more time with the summer break schedule.
Use vacation time
Instead of creating a different schedule for the summer, you can just schedule times when each parent can take the child on vacation.
Here is an every weekend schedule where the child visits the mom on the weekend. The mom is given two weeks of vacation time in July.
You can also allow for unspecified vacations, which means each parent is given a set number of days a year to vacation with the child. Parents usually take these in the summer.