Welcome to the Law Office of Ventura Child Visitation Attorney Robert M. Baskin. Our highly trained and experienced Child Visitation Lawyers have been helping clients resolve their child visitation disputes for more than 35 years, and have earned a reputation for excellence throughout the local legal community.
Contact a skilled and experienced Ventura Child Visitation Attorney today by calling (805) 658-
Once child custody has been determined, a parenting plan must be instituted providing for visitation rights to the non-
We represent clients in a wide variety of child visitation matters, including the following:
Judicial determination of visitation
Negotiated child visitation parenting plans
Drafting comprehensive parenting plans
Parental Relocation / Move Away Cases
Petitions for supervised visitation
Because child visitation disputes are often highly combative, it is crucial that you retain an experienced Child Visitation Attorney to guide you through these proceedings. By utilizing the skills of a seasoned lawyer who has extensive experience representing clients in child visitation matters and understands how to help diffuse the hostility, you stand a much greater chance of settling your case without the high emotional and financial cost of litigation.
The Family Law Courts encourage parents to work together to craft parenting plans that will take the needs of both the children and the parents into account, with the primary focus being on the best interests of the child.
Our Ventura Child Visitation Lawyers are all highly experienced negotiators, and will work diligently with opposing counsel to devise a fair, comprehensive parenting plan that is acceptable to both parties. If successful, the parents will be able to determine the terms of visitation rather than leaving it up to a Family Court Judge who does not know the children or the parents.
Additionally, when parents are able to set aside their differences and work together to effectively co-
However, when parents are unable to settle a visitation agreement, our attorneys possess the experience necessary to take your case to trial.
In an effort to prevent future arguments and litigation over visitation, parenting plans should be drafted clearly and include as much detail as possible. A well-
Specific visitation days
Specific time for pick up and drop off
Where pick up and drop off will take place
Specific weekends for visitation
Clauses pertaining to make up time if visitation is missed due to health problems, scheduling issues, or emergency situations
Set period of time that the non-
Whether make up time will be granted if the non-
Specific days for visitation during summer breaks
Set rotating visitation schedule for all birthdays and holidays
Specific days and times for telephone visitation
If the parents reside within close proximity to one another, it may be feasible to set up a parenting plan that includes visitation during the week and every other weekend. However, if the parents live a considerable distance from each other that would make such a parenting plan impractical, the parenting plan will generally allow for extended periods of visitation during school breaks and over the summer vacation. This allows the non-
Should one parent move far away or out of state after a parenting plan has been established, it will need to be modified. Generally the parent who creates the distance will be responsible for the cost of transportation. If airline travel is required to exercise visitation and the children are too young to travel alone, provisions may be made requiring a parent to accompany the child.
Child visitation may also be modified if circumstances arise that would justify the revocation of visitation or supervised visitation. A Ventura Child Visitation Lawyer with our law firm can assist you with your visitation modification even if we did not represent you in your initial case or any subsequent proceedings.
If you have any questions about visitation or if visitation is at issue in your case, please contact the Law Office of Ventura Child Visitation Lawyer Robert M. Baskin at (805) 658-