Regina Irene Edwards' answer There isn't enough information to answer this question. This cannot be done without the father's consent, and more information would need to be known your son's father's parental status and custody orders in place.
Regina Irene Edwards' answer The paperwork is what controls, not what the mediator said. If the parties didn't want Spring break to start until age 5, that could have been put in the parenting plan. Just let him have spring break, and you can have it next year.
Regina Irene Edwards' answer Any response must be e-filed with the clerk and sent to his attorney. Go to the family law division in Fulton County for assistance. He will be allowed to have an appraiser come to the house. Once the appointment is set, just have someone at the house with you for your security.
Regina Irene Edwards' answer No you cannot tell him that the children are not available on his time. You are certainly welcome to ask him to switch weekends with you, but if he does not agree, you cannot deny him his parenting time.
Regina Irene Edwards' answer There is no easy way to explain the process of domesticating. First, you must obtain 3 copies of your Michigan order(s). Then contact an attorney to process the domestication to make sure it is done correctly.
Regina Irene Edwards' answer You are correct that a modification action cannot be maintained while the custodial parent is in contempt. This requires a good deal of evidence including evidence that you have actively tried to enforce your parenting time rights.
Regina Irene Edwards' answer If the court order wasn't changed, he owes her the full child support. He needs to start making payments and exhaust all efforts to pay the money he owes. He also needs to hire an attorney and file for the modification to stop the payments, have her pay him and to change custody.
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