Obermayer Family Matters Blog: Schooling and Divorce

Welcome back to school background with red appleAs summer comes to an end, it is important to remember divorced or non-intact families must approach their child’s schooling a little differently than intact families. For example, many intact families designate one parent to communicate with teachers, fill out school paperwork, and attend parent/teacher conferences. In a family of divorce or when parents live in two separate households, both parents must take responsibility for these tasks. The granting of shared legal custody permits each parent the right to do so. Continue Reading