Sometimes, the toughest part of a divorce is the issue of child custody. Child custody matters will also need to be addressed when a couple isn't married and never have been, but they have children together. No matter the family dynamic, child custody issues can be difficult for Pennsylvania residents to address.
Going through a divorce involving minor children is difficult, and one of the major steps the court will ask both parents to complete is the establishment of a parenting plan. That is because the plan outlines all the necessary boundaries and agreements between the divorcing spouses, including those the court orders and voluntary agreements the parents seek out to make the management of the co-parenting experience easier for both of them.