Parenting Access (Visitation)

in Connecticut


Parenting access, formerly referred to as visitation, is the allocation of time parents share with their child. 

There are many types of parenting access schedules. Depending on the children's needs, schedules of the parents/children, children's age, the past and current interaction and parent-child relationship, each parent's willingness to facilitate and encourage parent-child relationships where appropriate, manipulation or coercive behavior by one or both parents, the length of time children lived in a particular environment and the desirability of remaining in that environment, the stability of the children's existing or proposed residences, the children's cultural background, among other considerations, access may be equally shared or allocated in favor of one parent. 

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