“Virtual visitation” is a way for divorced parents to communicate with their children via electronic means. In the United States, legislatures and courts are increasingly recognizing virtual visitation as a means for non-custodial parents to communicate with their children. Following, there is information about this modern concept. This article provides information on how the "virtual visitation" concept has been interpreted by state courts and what states have adopted legislation that incorporates this technological way of child-parent communication.
The following questions have been addressed in this article:What are the key problems with virtual visitation?
Are there legal protections against the misuse of virtual visitation?
How have courts generally reacted to the notion of virtual visitation?