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Temporary Custody Arrangements In New Jersey During Your Divorce

By Spodek Law Group | February 19, 2023

Experiencing Divorce: How to Navigate Temporary Child Custody with Spodek Law Group and Attorney Todd Spodek


Going through a divorce is an emotional and stressful process, especially when children are involved. With Spodek Law Group and Attorney Todd Spodek by your side, you can navigate the complexities of temporary child custody agreements with confidence. Our experienced team can help you create a temporary child custody agreement that best suits your child’s needs and your family’s unique circumstances.

The Importance of Temporary Child Custody

The divorce process is never easy, and it can be even more challenging when children are involved. As you work towards finalizing your divorce, it is important to establish a temporary child custody agreement. This agreement will outline custody and visitation arrangements while the divorce proceedings are ongoing.

Identifying Assets and Preparing for a New Life

During the divorce process, it can be difficult to balance the division of assets and the preparation for your new life while also figuring out custody arrangements for your children. But with Spodek Law Group and Attorney Todd Spodek, you can have peace of mind knowing that we will fight to protect your child’s best interests.

The Difference Between Temporary and Permanent Child Custody

Temporary child custody is a child custody order that resolves custody and visitation arrangements on a temporary basis. It is sought early in the divorce process and is usually requested by the parents. On the other hand, permanent child custody is made at the end of the divorce case and may be different from the temporary child custody arrangement for multiple reasons.

Show, Don’t Tell: Seek a Temporary Custody Arrangement with Spodek Law Group and Attorney Todd Spodek

If you and your soon-to-be ex-partner can work out a temporary child custody arrangement, you may file a stipulation or agreement with the court. Our team at Spodek Law Group and Attorney Todd Spodek can help you create an emotionally charged, compelling agreement that highlights your child’s best interests and your dedication to their well-being.

How to Request Temporary Child Custody

To request temporary child custody, you must file a motion for temporary custody during the divorce process. In your motion, you must specify your request for a temporary child custody arrangement, providing dates and times for custody. The court will review issues such as each parent’s living environment, physical and mental health, and the child’s best interests.

Tables for Understanding Temporary Child Custody Arrangements in New Jersey

To better understand the temporary child custody arrangements in New Jersey, refer to the table below:

Temporary Child Custody Arrangement Description
Sole Physical Child Custody In this arrangement, one parent receives fewer than two overnights with the child, but receives ample visitation.
Shared Physical Child Custody In this arrangement, the child spends significant time with each parent, but not equal time.
Joint Physical Child Custody In this uncommon arrangement, the child spends their time equally with each parent, requiring a high level of cooperation and coordination.

Establishing Temporary Child Custody with Spodek Law Group and Attorney Todd Spodek

If you need help seeking a temporary custody arrangement, Spodek Law Group and Attorney Todd Spodek are here to help. Our team can advise you on the process of seeking custody and ensure that you protect your child’s best interests throughout the process.

Pendente Lite Agreements and New Jersey Parents

Pendente lite or “pending litigation” agreements are commonly reached between divorcing spouses, including temporary child support and alimony. These agreements can be reached out of court in an amicable agreement or through petitioning the courts for help. If one or both parents ask for a temporary child custody hearing, the courts will review the case and issue a court order that will govern child custody until your final agreement is reached.

The Courts’ Considerations During Temporary Child Custody Hearings

During temporary child custody hearings, the court’s primary objective is to determine the child’s best interests. To do so, the court may consider factors such as the financial standing and living situation of each parent, the relationship of the child with each parent, the child’s needs, and the ability of parents to communicate and co-parent effectively.

Common Temporary Custody Arrangements

Temporary child custody agreements follow similar standards to final child custody agreements. There are three basic child custody arrangements for New Jersey co-parents:
Sole physical child custody: When a child spends fewer than two overnights with the non-custodial parent.
Shared physical child custody: When a child spends significant custodial time with each co-parent but not equal time.
Joint physical child custody: When a child spends equal time with each co-parent, requiring a high level of coordination and cooperation.

Call Spodek Law Group and Attorney Todd Spodek for a Free Consultation

Navigating temporary child custody agreements can be difficult, but with Spodek Law Group and Attorney Todd Spodek, you can rest assured that your child’s best interests will be protected. Contact our office today for a free and confidential consultation with our child custody and divorce attorneys. We will discuss the details of your case and your potential or existing child custody agreement, showing our professionalism, deep understanding of the law, and experience to handle your legal situation.

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