Be on time! We promise to start and end the visits according to the times appointed.If you do not join the visit within 5 minutes of scheduled time, the visit will be cancelled and a charge for the full visit will be incurred (fee varies).
Be considerate. Be considerate of the other parent’s privacy of their home.
Parents with children will have the child/children in a room with no distractions.
Earbuds. Children/children will be asked to wear earbuds or headphones during
Be prepared. Be prepared to interact with your child. Have multiple activities to
do together virtually. Please have these activities already planned before the visit.
Do not multitask. Stay mentally and physically present. It is easy to get
distracted on a virtual visit, but our objective is important and we need your full
attention in order for you to remain child focused and to meet the goals of the
visit. Eating is also a distraction, so please eat before or after the visit.
Parents responsibility to keep visits going. Although the Monitor can assist the
parent, it is not the responsibility of the Monitor to interact with the child and
keep the child’s attention.
Choose a quiet location: Background noise disrupts the visit and might prevent
us from hearing the information that we need. Choose a quiet location – away
from pets, other people or any distractions etc. Turn off the TV and any music.
Nobody else visited. Please remember that no one else can be present while
you are participating in the court ordered virtual visit.. No one else may be in the
visit unless on court order or PRE APPROVED by the other parent.
No driving or walking around or laying down. Your safety is important to us.
You cannot be distracted while on the visit. This includes laying down in bed or on
No Call Waiting. If using your cellphone, please disable your “Call Waiting”
feature. The clicking noise you hear on your phone when another call comes
it can also be heard by the Monitor and will be distracting.
All visits may be recorded : The Monitor will document as usual, providing an
objective “picture” of what happens in the visit, but may also record audio for our
files and court records. Neither parent may record audio or video, or take
screenshots during these virtual visits.
The Monitor may terminate visits at any time they feel necessary.
Please remember that these visits are to help substitute in-person visitation due to the
pandemic or may possibly be an additional way to spend time with your child(ren).
These visits are not only important to you, but they are important to the child as well, so
that you may keep a steady routine.
Legal Angels has noticed an influx in virtual visits since the start of the pandemic
and we have done hundreds to date.