When a couple is just beginning the process of getting divorced in California, one of their primary concerns is the well-being of their children. Divorce is undoubtedly difficult for children and can be exceptionally challenging if they need to relocate. The faster and more amicably that parents are able to arrange a parenting agreement, the more effective they may be at minimizing the impact of their split on the stability of their children's lives.
Many parents have to completely redevelop a relationship with their ex that is void of personal feelings and memories of the past and is solely focused on the future of their children and the necessity their children have of maintaining a relationship with each one of their parents. The faster a couple is able to put their differences behind them and move forward with a desire to protect and support their children, the more effective they may be at developing a parenting plan in an appropriate period of time.