When a marriage or romantic relationship ends, most parents prove they're capable of being reasonable by agreeing on important matters like child support. However, there are some parents who can't or won't pay for their children’s expenses. This article will explain how child support is enforced in
When parents divorce or separate, the court must make an order for custody and visitation of the minor child. In Vermont, the court first determines what custody and visitation schedule is in the best interests of the child, and then makes an order for joint custody (both parents) or sole custody (one parent). If the parents cannot agree to share parental responsibilities, the court will make one parent the primary custodial parent; the other parent will be the noncustodial parent and will have visitation with the child.