Since there are no identical families, you need to adapt this plan to define and meet the needs of your own family. This is not a prerequisite for divorce proceedings, but it is a good step for co-parenting. With this plan, you can avoid many discrepancies between outgoing parents, for example. B matters relating to medical care, school, visits, daily care and financial arrangements. Use a template for an education plan if: A. Holidays/Special days/School holidays are mutually agreed by the parents. Since each state has individualized shared custody laws, make sure you understand your national laws or speak to a lawyer who can help you draft this document to ensure compliance. When a parent lives in another State, the question may arise as to which State is responsible for determining custody. . . .