Virtual visitation

Although nothing can replace face-to-face contact with your children, if you are about to go through a divorce, ask your attorney to provide for “virtual visitation” in your divorce agreement. This will guarantee you the chance to talk with your children through an internet video connection regularly each week. These chats will keep you going between your in-person visits, which may happen only once a year.

Virtual visitation

Are you and your loved ones separated by geography?
Is your ex leaving the country with your kids?

Although nothing can replace face-to-face contact with your children, if you are about to go through a divorce, ask your attorney to provide for “virtual visitation” in your divorce agreement. This will guarantee you the chance to talk with your children through an internet video connection regularly each week. These chats will keep you going between your in-person visits, which may happen only once a year. Read more

‘Virtual Visitation is the use of electronic communication tools like Email, Instant Messaging, Video Conferencing, Video Calls, Video Mail, etc. over the Internet or any other communication media.Virtual Visitation is intended to ‘supplement’ never replace in-person time between a child and both parents. If you are a separated, divorcing, or distant parent who wants a better way to stay in touch with your children than the telephone alone can provide, this website is for you.’

Virtual Visitation is fast becoming the new wave of divorce law. Read more about which US states currently apply Virtual Visitation or ‘Electronic Communication’ to each states’ divorce statutes.

‘Virtual visitation agreements can cover things as mundane as telephone calls, e-mail and instant messages, but the focus is on video connections. With the technology becoming more commonplace and affordable, divorce lawyers say more parents are using it, often without any formal court agreement’.

If you are looking for more information on how to get and use Virtual Visitation as a part of your divorce decree or Parenting Plan, the authors of Virtual Visitation offer to send you a free handbook that discusses all aspects of Virtual Visitation, ‘from basic ‘How To’ and ‘What to Use’ to sample decree wording’.  Click here to receive a .PDF softcopy file that they will send you via email.

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