Virtual visitation. It's a sign of the times, and not necessarily in a bad way. It's a new tool for parents to use is difficult custody situations.
U.S. family courts have begun to devise virtual visitation rights allowing parents the ability to interact with their children online, as reported in a recent FindLaw Writ post. "Virtual visitation," has also been referred to as "e-visitation." While obviously parents do not need a court's permission to visit with their own children online, the courts can order such time to be set aside if the custodial parent is not cooperating.
As of now, Florida, Illinois, Texas, Utah, North Carolina, and Wisconsin have virtual visitation laws on the books and more states are considering it.
With that, here are our top three technology tools for easier virtual visitation: