Alexandra Leichter Esq.: Jewish Holiday Guide For Custody/Visitation Schedule

Revised Jan. 2010 [ Prior versions of this article were printed in the L.A. County Bar Association Family Law News & Review, Vol. XX, No.2, Spring 1999, and in the Family Law News, Official Publication of the State Bar of California Family Law Section, Vol 29, No.2, 2007.] Most family law attorneys shy away from religious holiday scheduling because they incorrectly assume that the courts are Constitutionally prohibited from allocating religious holidays. But the case law often cited i does not prevent the court from considering religious practices and observances in devising appropriate time-share arrangements. Those cases merely preclude, absent a showing of “harm”, the court from restraining either party from allowing their children’s participation in various religious activities or observances. List of Holidays:… . . . → Read More: Alexandra Leichter Esq.: Jewish Holiday Guide For Custody/Visitation Schedule