IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS
In the Matter of:
(Name of Spouse Filing) Case No. DG
(Name of Other Spouse) Division
This Parenting Plan is
Proposed by Fat her Proposed by Mother Agreed by Mother and Father Developed by the Court.
After due consideration, the Court enters the following Parenting Plan that serves the child(ren)’s best interests on
day of 20 :
Section I. GENERAL INFORM ATION
This parenting plan applies to the following children :
Full Name of Child Gender Birth Date (Month/Yr) and Age
Section II. Legal Custody (Decision-Making)
A. Joint Legal Custody. Mother and Father shall have join t lega l custody of their minor child(ren). "Joint legal
custody" means that both parents have equal rights to participate in, con tribute to , and have responsibility for
matters of health and education in their child(ren)'s best interests. Neither parent's rights are superior to the other
parent's rights, and they should cooperate to determine what is in their children’s best interests.
B. Sole Legal Custody. Joint legal custody is not in the child(ren)’s best interests. “Sole legal custody” means that the
parent granted sole legal custody has the primary right to decide matters of health and education in the child(ren)'s
best interests. The parent not granted sole legal custody may make emergency decisions affecting the child(ren)’s
health or safety when the child(ren) are in that parent's physical care and control. The grant of sole legal custody to
one parent does not deprive the other parent of access to information regarding the child(ren) unless the court
specifically orders, stating the reasons for that determination.
1. Sole legal custody is granted to
Mother Father for the following reasons:
a. Agreement of the parents.
b. The other parent is unable or should not be allowed to exercise decision-making because: