The daycare has been provided a copy of our custody agreement, but due to my ex's threats, they are asking for specific times of when I am allowed to pick up and drop off. C. Chelle0511 Member. Unless the court order has a different requirement, you may have to drive to the custodial parent’s house to pick up and drop off your child (unless you and the other parent make another arrangement). Pick-up and drop-off of the children may be at the custodial parent’s house or at a neutral location. For many divorced parents, there is usually a period when picking up and dropping off kids works out well, and other times people need some helpful pick-up and drop-off tips. The main point of the designation in advance is that there is no misunderstanding as to where the pick-up/drop-off is to take place. We love in separate cities. Abusers sometimes try to pick up children by claiming to be one of the people whom the parent with custody has listed as having permission to take the child. They can. Finally, putting your plans in writing will help you stick to the routine. The costs of transportation, including flying, can be addressed in the court order. Can a costodial parent require the noncostodial parent be alone when picking up/dropping off the child for visitation? When pick-up times are changed, it is normally changed from 6:00 PM to the time school is released and drop-off is normally changed from 8:00 PM to the time school resumes the next day. Sometimes things start going wrong and pick-ups and drop-offs are late, at the wrong location or missed altogether. In cases where you live far apart, many parents designate a halfway meeting point (a restaurant, gas station, etc.). What if the parenting agreement was only signed by an attorney and never submitted to court. Frequently the NCP picks up at the start of parenting time and the CP picks up and brings the child home. Some parents share transporting, each traveling one way or meeting halfway to exchange the children. This will help you to establish standards concerning visitation schedules, pick-up, and drop-off routines, communication guidelines, and more. Is the receiving parent the non custodial parent who receives the child every other weekend? Do parents designate a pick-up and drop-off location for the child? Work on developing a formal parenting plan with your ex and consider filing it with the state, as well. The paperwork that the OAG provided us with does not specify the pick up/drop off obligatory/obligatee and I was unable to locate an answer in the official online non-custodial parents' rights handbook. Now the other parent is stating that I am obligated to both pick up and drop off the child from and to their residence. This does not occur in all cases as many times the NCP is responsible for all transportation but when the parents live close, it works out well because the child is picked up promptly and returns home at the designated time. My thinking is if my ex wanted my visitation to end at 8:30, she should have mentioned that … Re: Who is Responsible for Pick-Up and Drop-Off for Visitation There is nothing in an order's silence on the issue that puts the burden on one parent or the other. I am in the same boat, except I am the NCP who drives 2.5 hours each way to pick up and drop off my kid...Every other weekend, I drive 5 hours ROUNDTRIP to pick up and drop off my kiddo, it's well worth it. That the non-custodial parent moved away and now wants the custodial parent to make the drive? Sometimes things start going wrong and pick-ups and drop-offs are late, at the custodial parent to make the?... 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