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Relocation Parenting Plan

Relocation Parenting Plan

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE NINTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR ORANGE COUNTY, FLORIDA


and


RELOCATION/LONG-DISTANCE PARENTING PLAN


I. PARTIES


Mother


Father


Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.995(c), Relocation/Long Distance Parenting Plan (09/10)


II. CHILDREN:

This parenting plan is for the following child(ren):


III. JURISDICTION

The United Sates is the country of habitual residence of the child(ren).

 

The State of Florida is the child(ren)'s home state for the purposes of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act.

 

This Parenting Plan is a child custody determination for the purposes the Uniform Child CustodyJurisdiction and Enforcement Act, the International Child Abduction Remedies Act, 42 U.S.C. Sections 11601 et seq., the Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act, and the Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction enacted at the Hague on October 25, 1980, and for all other state and federal laws.


IV. PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITY AND DECISION MAKING

1. Parental Responsibility (Choose only one)

 


shall have sole authority to make major decisions for the child(ren). It is detrimental to the child(ren) for the parties to share decision making.


2. Day-to-Day Decisions

Unless otherwise specified in this plan, each party shall make decisions regarding day-to-day care and control of each child, including the performance of daily tasks, while the child is with that party. Regardless of the allocation of decision making in the Parenting Plan, any party may make emergency decisions affecting the health or safety of the child(ren) when the child is residing with that party. A party who makes an emergency decision shall share the decision with the other party as soon as reasonably possible.

 


3. Extracurricular Activities (Choose all that apply)


V. INFORMATION SHARING.

Unless otherwise indicated or Ordered by the Court:


1. Unless otherwise prohibited by law, the parties shall have access to medical and school records, and information pertaining to the child(ren), and shall be permitted to independently consult with any and all professionals involved with the child(ren). The parties shall cooperate with each other

in sharing information related to the health, education, and welfare of the child(ren) and they shall sign any necessary documentation ensuring that all parties have access to said records.


2. Each party shall be responsible for obtaining records and reports directly from the school and health care providers.


3. The parties have equal rights to inspect and receive governmental agency and law enforcement records concerning the child(ren).


4. The parties shall have equal and independent authority to confer with the child(ren)’s school , day care, health care providers, and other programs with regard to the child(ren)’s educational, emotional and social progress.


5. The parties shall be listed as “emergency contacts” for the child(ren).


6. Each party has a continuing responsibility to provide a residential and mailing address, and contact telephone number(s) to the other parties. Each party shall notify the other parties in writing within 24 hours of any changes. Each party shall notify the court in writing within seven (7) days of any changes


VI. SCHEDULING

 

1. School Calendar

If necessary, on or before June 3 of each year, the parties should obtain a copy of the school calendar for the next school year. The parties shall discuss the calendars and the time-sharing schedule so that any differences or questions can be resolved.


2. Academic Break Definition

When defining academic break periods, the period shall begin at the end of the last schedule day of classes before the holiday or break and shall end on the first day of regularly scheduled classes after the holiday or break.


3. Schedule Changes (Choose all that apply)


VII. TIME-SHARING SCHEDULE

1. Weekday and Weekend Schedule


and continue as follows:


A. The child(ren) shall spend time with the Mother on the following dates and times:


B. The child(ren) shall spend time with the Father on the following dates and times:


C. The child(ren) shall spend time with the Other Person [if applicable] on the following dates and times:


and


 

Mother’s Day


 

Father’s Day


 

President’s Day


 

Martin Luther King Day


 

Easter


 

Passover


 

Memorial Day


 

4th of July


 

Labor Day Weekend


 

Columbus Day


 

Weekend


 

Halloween


 

Thanksgiving


 

Veteran’s Day


 

Hanukkah


 

Yom Kippur


 

Rosh Hashanah


 

Kwanzaa


 

Christmas Eve


 

Christmas Day


 

New Year’s


 

Mother’s Birthday


 

Father’s Birthday


 

Child(ren)’s Birthdays


3. Winter Break (Choose only one)


The other party will have the child(ren) for the second portion of the Winter Break. The parties shall alternate the arrangement each year.




B. Specific Winter Holidays


4. Spring Break (Choose only one)



shall have the child(ren) for the entire Spring Break.



5. Summer Break (Choose only one)


shall have the child(ren) for the entire Summer Break from the Saturday after school is out until two weeks before school starts.


6. Number of Overnights:

Based upon the time-sharing schedule, the Mother has a total of overnights per year, the Father has a total of overnights per year and


Note: the total of these numbers must equal 365.


and incorporated herein.


VIII. TRANSPORTATION AND EXCHANGE OF CHILD(REN)

 

The parties shall have the child(ren) ready on time with sufficient clothing packed and ready at the agreed upon time of exchange. All necessary information and medicines will accompany the child(ren).

 

The parties shall exchange travel information and finalize travel plans at least 5 DAYS in advance of the date of travel. Except in cases of emergency, any party requesting a change of travel plans after the date of finalization shall be sorely responsible for any additional costs.


1. Automobile Transportation and Exchange (Choose only one)


MINUTES late without contacting the other party to make other arrangements, the party with the child(ren) may proceed with other plans and activities.


shall provide all transportation.


Person shall pick up the child(ren) at the beginning of the visit and the other party shall pick up the child(ren) at the end of the visit. The exchange shall take place:


2. Airplane and Other Public Transportation and Exchange

 

Airline regulations govern the age at which a child may fly unescorted. An older child or children may fly under such regulations as each airline may establish.

 

Airline reservations should be made well in advance and preferably, non-stop or direct.

 

All flight information shall be sent to the other party(ies) at least 5 DAYS in advance of the flight by the party purchasing the tickets.

 

If the child(ren) are flying accompanied by a party, the party picking up the child(ren) shall exchange the child(ren) with the other party at the airport and the party returning the child(ren) shall exchange the child(ren) at the airport. If the exchange is to be made at the airport, the party flying in to pick up or drop off the child(ren) from/to the airport must notify the other party of any flight delays.

 

Unless otherwise agreed in advance, the party taking the child(ren) to the airport must call the other party(ies) immediately upon departure to notify the other party(ies) that the child(ren) is/are arriving, and the party who meets the child(ren) must immediately notify the other party(ies) upon the child(ren) arrival.


, the child shall be permitted to fly accompanied by an airline employee.


, the child shall be permitted to fly unescorted.


3. Cost of Airline and Other Public Transportation (Choose all that apply)


Unless otherwise agreed or in the case of an unavoidable emergency, any costs incurred by a missed travel connection shall be the sole responsibility of the party who failed to timely deliver the child(ren) to the missed connection.


of the transportation costs.


of the transportation costs for an adult to accompany the child(ren) during travel.


DAYS of receipt of documentation establishing the travel costs.


4. Foreign and Out-of-State Travel (Choose all that apply)


DAYS written notice before traveling out of state unless there is an emergency, and shall provide the other party(ies) with a detailed itinerary, including locations and telephone numbers where the child(ren) and party can be reached at least


DAYS in advance of the date of travel.


DAYS in advance of the date of travel, the party shall provide a detailed itinerary, including locations, and telephone numbers where the child(ren) and party may be reached during the trip. Each party agrees to provide whatever documentation is necessary for the other party(ies) to take the child(ren) out of the country.


IX. EDUCATION


address shall be designated.


X. DESIGNATION FOR OTHER LEGAL PURPOSES


This majority designation is SOLELY for purposes of all other state and federal laws which require such a designation. This designation does not affect the rights or responsibilities of any party under this Parenting Plan.


XI. COMMUNICATION

 

1. Between Parties

All communication regarding the child(ren) shall be between the parties. The parties shall not use the child(ren) as messengers to convey information, ask questions, or set up schedule changes.


2. Between Parties and Children

 

The parties shall keep contact information current. Telephone or other electronic communication between the child(ren) and another party shall not be monitored by or interrupted by the other party. “Electronic communication” includes telephones, electronic mail or e-mail, webcams, video conferencing equipment and software or other wired or wireless technologies or other means of communication to supplement face to face contact.


XII. CHILD CARE (Choose only one)


XIII. CHANGES TO OR MODIFICATIONS OF THE PARENTING PLAN

Temporary changes may be made informally without a written document. When the parties do not agree, this Parenting Plan remains in effect until further order of the court.

Any substantial changes to the Parenting Plan must be sought through the filing of a supplemental petition for modification.

 

 


XV. DISPUTES OR CONFLICT RESOLUTION

The parties shall attempt to cooperatively resolve any disputes which may arise over the terms of the Parenting Plan. The parties may wish to use mediation or other dispute resolution methods and assistance, such as Parenting Coordinators and Parenting Counselors, before filing a court action.

 

 


XIV. RELOCATION

Any relocation of the child(ren) is subject to and must be sought in compliance with Section 61.13001, Florida Statutes.

 

 


XVI. OTHER PROVISIONS

 

 

 


‎SIGNATURE OF PARENTS

I HEREBY CERTIFY that I have been open and honest in entering into this Parenting Plan. I am satisfied with this Plan and intend to be bound by it.


STATE OF FLORIDA COUNTY OF SEMINOLE


Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.995(c), Relocation/Long Distance Parenting Plan (09/10)


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