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illinois nesting agreement lawyerA child must travel back and forth between their father's and mother's houses where the parents no longer get along or have separated during a pending divorce.  This form of sharing joint parenting time or sole custody with the other parent having visitation is frequently the subject of a court order agreement.

Switching between two households is certainly not ideal for a child who is already stressed by the conflicts between divorcing parents. A child needs a sense of home, particularly where a child is watching their parents argue or fight, sometimes about them.

"Nesting" is an alternative arrangement. Instead of a child switching back and forth between the parents separate homes, sometimes "nesting" in divorce or custody cases teach the child in the home, while the mother and father take turns living in the home with the child. So that while one parent is at home, the other parent lives somewhere else. "Nesting" at first look seems like an ideal arrangement.  However good it may be for the child, the parents typically hate it.

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