If you’re facing divorce or separation, it may take some time before all the legal issues can be resolved including who gets the kids in the meantime. a temporary custody order can outline custody and visitation matters while the divorce is pending. Generally, parents will have equal parenting rights until a temporary custody order can be established outlining other rules. Temporary custody orders are usually pretty easy to establish and take only minimal court time, however, what’s ordered could set a precedent for the permanent custody once the divorce is finalized. For more information about a temporary custody order contact an attorney in your area today.