Parent's Rights

  • The right to make major decisions concerning the child(ren)'s health, social situation, morals, welfare, education, and economic environment.
  • The right to reasonable access to and unhampered contact with the child(ren) upon reasonable prior notice.
  • The right to authorize emergency medical, surgical, hospital, dental, institutional, or psychiatric care for the child(ren).
  • The right to be notified in case of the child(ren)'s serious illness.
  • The right to inspect and receive the child(ren)'s medical, mental health and dental records, and to consult with any physician or dentist treating the child(ren).
  • The right to consult with school officials concerning the child(ren)'s welfare and educational status, and to inspect and receive student records, pursuant to Wis. Stats. Sec.118.125.
  • The right to receive from the school copies of all school reports, calendars of school events, notices of parent-teacher conferences, and school programs.
  • The right to authorize enlistment in the Armed Forces.
  • The right to grant or withhold permission for the child(ren) to marry.
  • The right to sponsor the child(ren) in obtaining a driver's license.
  • The right to be the child(ren)'s legal guardian.
  • The right to determine the child(ren)'s religion and direct (his/her/their) religious education.