Iowa Code Title XV. Judicial Branch and Judicial Procedures [Chs. 595-686] § 598C.308. Content of temporary custody order
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1. An order granting custodial responsibility under this article must do all of the following:
a. Designate the order as temporary.
b. Identify to the extent feasible the destination, duration, and conditions of the deployment.
2. If applicable, an order for custodial responsibility under this article must do all of the following:
a. Specify the allocation of caretaking authority, decision-making authority, or limited contact among the deploying parent, the other parent, and any nonparent.
b. If the order divides caretaking authority or decision-making authority between individuals, or grants caretaking authority to one individual and limited contact to another, provide a process to resolve any dispute that may arise.
c. Provide for liberal communication between the deploying parent and the child during deployment, including through electronic means, unless contrary to the best interest of the child, and allocate any costs of communications.
d. Provide for liberal contact between the deploying parent and the child during the time the deploying parent is on leave or otherwise available, unless contrary to the best interest of the child.
e. Provide for reasonable contact between the deploying parent and the child after return from deployment until the temporary order is terminated, unless it is contrary to the best interest of the child, which may include additional contact time to compensate for contact time lost during deployment.
f. Provide that the order will terminate pursuant to article IV after the deploying parent returns from deployment.
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