It is almost the middle of August, and school is almost in session. When
the kids go back to school, it is important for co-parents to agree on
which extra-curricular activities the children will be participating in.
if your ex-spouse wants your child to be in musical theatre, but you would
prefer that your children play soccer, it is important that you work out
your differences promptly. It is very important that you work through
all of these issues well in advance so that your child will not miss out
For the best interests of the child, it is always best for parents to meet
and work through any questions regarding the upcoming school year. If
you have a difficult time communicating with your ex-spouse, you may want
to hire a mediator to attend your meeting and help you to work through
specific arguments. If you and your spouse fail to agree, and instead
attempt to enroll your child in opposing activities or sway the child
one way or another, then the court may need to get involved.
In addition activities, it is important for parents to agree on their children's
school curriculum. At some schools, the children are able to choose which
books the will be using. High school students even get to choose their
own classes. With parents' help, they will be able to make informed
decisions that could benefit them in the future.
Don't hesitate to get a Claery & Green Los Angeles family attorney
involved if you and your ex-spouse are unable to come to an agreement
about issues regarding your child's school schedule. You may even
need to get the courts involved if a noncustodial spouse is overstepping
his or her boundaries and causing serious issues. Talk to the Los Angeles
divorce attorneys at the firm today for more information!