Child Custody Articles

Fundamental concepts: types of custody, steps, etc.

Information for parents divorcing while their kids are under 18

Parenting plans
How to create, negotiate, modify and enforce a parenting plan

Parenting schedules
Types of schedules and how to create yours

Ideas for dividing parenting time on special days

Child support
Information on child support in general and by location

Legal professionals
Articles for lawyers, mediators, divorce coaches and beyond

Studies on how custody and child support vary across the U.S.

Custody X Change
How to use the Custody X Change web app to help your case

Explore examples of common schedules



Long distance schedules

Third party schedules


Summer break

Parenting provisions


How to make a schedule

Factors to consider

Parenting plans:

Making a parenting plan

Changing your plan

Interstate, long distance

Temporary plans

Guides by location:

Parenting plans

Scheduling guidelines

Child support calculators

Age guidelines:

Birth to 18 months

18 months to 3 years

3 to 5 years

5 to 13 years

13 to 18 years


Joint physical custody

Sole physical custody

Joint legal custody

Sole legal custody

Product features:

Software overview

Printable calendars

Parenting plan templates

Journal what happens

Expense sharing

Parenting time tracking

Calculate time & overnights

Ways to use:

Succeed by negotiating

Prepare for mediation

Get ready for court