Child Custody, Visitation & Parenting Plans – San Diego Divorce Mediation & Family Law
Linda Altes PhD is a child custody and parenting plan expert who has been working with families during and after divorce to help formulate parenting plans and custody agreements that fit their needs since the year 2000. Dr. Altes is widely renowned as one of the most knoweldgable authorities in this niche field and she has been recognized with too many accolades to list here. Quite simply, for parents seeking out advice about the ideal parenting and custody plan for them and their children, Dr. Altes is one of the top names referred throughout all of California.
Dr. Altes warmly accepted the inivitation of founding partner Scott F. Levin to discuss parenting plans and the various options, and the video interview came out stellar. Mr. Levin and Dr. Altes delve into detail about the goal of parenting during and after divorce, including most importantly that both parents remain in active and ongoing contact with the children. Studies have shown that children do best and transition to well adjusted adults when they remain in ongoing contact with both parents. Dr. Altes then discusses her favorite plans for accomplishing the goals of ongoing and continual contact, including the 5-2-2-5 option and the two-week rotation with 3-4, 4-3.
Dr. Altes and Mr. Levin also delve into the importance of minimizing their kids’ exposure to conflict between coparents. It’s incredibly important for the development of children that parents refrain from opening their children to conflict between the parents. Quite simply, if you can only do one thing to help your children during and after divorce, it’s to minimize the conflict they experience between their parents. They are of each of you and when one parent bashes the other, you are bashing the child as well.
Please watch this video to gain a complete understanding of the incredible information and expertise that Dr. Altes and Mr. Levin have to offer. It’s 20 minutes that you will be guaranteed to find useful and helpful. Let’s focus on the well-being of our kids first and do right by them. And to accomplish this, the best process to divorce is mediation and San Diego Divorce Mediation is a compassionate and caring expert in the field.