Divorce is never an easy thing to go through, and when you have children the whole process can get even more difficult. Even with the most amicable of parties, agreeing on custody and all of the specifics that need to go into the parenting plan can get tricky. At Murfreesboro Family Law our family law attorneys understand you want what is best for your children. Having a parenting plan that is thorough and covers all of the important issues that could arise in the future will help prevent major issues from coming up later.  Our Murfreesboro Family Law attorneys are experienced and well-practiced in drafting parenting plans that include all of the necessary and important precautions you should take.

Here is a list of things parents should take into consideration when writing their parenting plan, but not limited to:

  • Custody Schedules
  • Holiday Break Schedules
  • Summer Schedules
  • Vacations
  • Overnight Stays
  • Transportation / Pick Up and Drop Off Locations
  • You Children’s Birthdays / Parent’s Birthdays
  • Child Care
  • Rules for Meeting New Romantic Partners
  • Car Seat Requirements
  • Vaccinations
  • Sleeping Arrangements
  • Curfews
  • Discipline Methods
  • Parent/Child Communication
  • Cell Phone Access
  • Internet Access
  • Religious Upbringing
  • School Activities and Extracurriculars
  • Third-Party Visitation
  • Insurance Policy Responsibilities
  • Final Decision-Making Authority
  • Medical Decision Protocols
  • Post-Judgement Modifications



Our family law attorneys have the experience and knowledge to help you and your family get the most out of your parenting plan — safeguarding your future as you move into the next phase of your lives. Divorce has many stages of litigation and we will help you every step of the way. You can have peace of mind knowing that your attorney has helped you and your ex-spouse create the best parenting plan that serves you, your ex-spouse and most importantly- your children. A well written parenting plan can help prevent any conflicts or misunderstandings and help keep everyone on track and hopefully prevent future court appearances.

To speak to a representative from Murfreesboro Family Law today, give us a call at 615-890-3656.