Using Apps to Help With Child Custody

Divorced and need help dealing with child custody issues? There’s an app for that. If you need help with issues after a divorce, you can likely find the answer you seek, thanks to technology. Child custody issues are often complicated, as you’re dealing with your ex-spouse. If it was so easy to deal with your former partner, then you likely would not be divorced from them in the first place.

The good news is that while communicating with your ex-spouse can be frustrating, there are many apps that can help. These apps are specifically for co-parenting and child custody issues and can help keep things organized when it comes to your kids. If you want to create a stable childhood for your children and keep things civil between you and your ex, here are some great co-parenting apps to consider.

Our Family Wizard

Starting at $99, Our Family Wizard is the most expensive app on this list, but it’s also the most comprehensive one. It is also proven highly effective, as courts in all 50 states recommend it to divorcing couples with children. The app allows you to create a platform that is custom designed for your unique needs. It not only allows the parents to share information with each other, but the information can be shared with children, other family members and even lawyers.

Communication, schedules and expenses can all be shared on Our Family Wizard. Everyone is in sync, reducing communication issues and other conflicts.


For $9.99 a month or $99 a year after a 30-day trial, Coparently allows you to manage communication, schedules and expenses with the other parent. You can share documents, files and photos on the platform, which is compatible with Windows and Mac. The color-coded tools are easy to use and help improve communication and coordination. Communication is business-like, with no opinion or emotion. Coparently also offers child, guest and professional accounts so you can easily share information with others.


If you’re looking for a free app to keep you organized, Cozi is for you. This award-winning app is available for Android and Apple platforms and is easy to use. The app actually works well for all families, divorced or not, and is a great tool to stay on top of schedules, meal planning, events and activities. It organizes everyone’s activities and allows you to share them with other family members, so everyone can easily see what is happening each day, whether they are on a mobile device or a computer.

Contact a Maryland Family Law Attorney Today

It can be hard to communicate with your ex-spouse following a divorce, but it’s something you will need to do if children are involved. These apps can make communication easier and reduce misunderstandings and other issues that can lead to fights.

The Columbia child custody attorneys at the Law Offices of Todd K. Mohink, P.A. can help you deal with shared child custody after a divorce. With the right resources, you can co-parent effectively. We have two offices to serve you. Schedule a free consultation by calling (410) 774-5987 or filling out the online form.


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