Will a Privately Written Visitation Schedule Hold Up in Court?

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‘If my son’s mother and I agree on a visitation schedule, write it out and sign it will it be legal if she decides to go to court in the future?’

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It seems that what you are asking is whether the Court would enforce the agreement. In family law, a Court is usually unable to actually enforce a privately written agreement that has not been entered as an order by the Court. However, the longer that everyone has been abiding by the agreement, the more likely it is that the Court will at least consider that the arrangements should be honored.

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