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IL divorce lawyerWhen going through a divorce that involves children, you will have to create a parenting plan with your spouse that outlines important details of child custody arrangements. Parenting plans are legally binding and each parent must abide by the terms outlined within them. However, it is well understood that the only constant in life is change and changes in your life circumstances can affect your parenting plan. Below are five common situations that could result in changes to your plan.

Changes in Employment

When you first create your parenting plan, you will likely customize it to work around you and your work schedule. If you change jobs or get promoted and it changes the hours you spend at work, it will likely impact your parenting plan and you may need to make adjustments to it.

Changes in Personal Relationships

After a divorce, you are still entitled to a social life, even when you are a parent at the same time. You have a right to go out with your friends, and the right to enter into a new relationship. While these are exciting things, they may also impact your parenting plan. This is particularly true when you begin a new romantic relationship, as your former spouse may argue that they do not want your children to spend time with your new partner. There may be no basis for this and you can fight those arguments as well, but a new relationship may impact your parenting plan.

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