461-A:4 Parenting Plans; Contents

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I. In any proceeding to establish or modify a judgment providing for parenting time with a child, except for matters filed under RSA 173-B, the parents shall develop and file with the court a parenting plan to be included in the court’s decree. If the parents are unable to develop a parenting plan, the court may develop it. In developing a parenting plan under this section, the court shall consider only the best interests of the child as provided under RSA 461-A:6 and the safety of the parties.

II. A parenting plan may include provisions relative to:

  • (a) Decision-making responsibility and residential responsibility.
  • (b) Information sharing and access, including telephone and electronic access.
  • (c) Legal residence of a child for school attendance.
  • (d) Parenting schedule, including:
    • (1) Holiday, birthday, and vacation planning.
    • (2) Weekends, including holidays, and school in-service days preceding or following weekends.
  • (e) Transportation and exchange of the child.
  • (f) Relocation of parents.
  • (g) Procedure for review and adjustment of the plan.
  • (h) Methods for resolving disputes.
  • Revisions

    2005, 273:1, eff. Oct. 1, 2005.

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