Q: If divorce papers say child is to go to a certain school, what can be done if ex puts child in different school?
Child, supposedly, has not been enrolled in the other school yet. But my ex has said it is planned my child will go to school different from what divorce papers say.
A: If your spouse sends the child to a school in violation of the order, you can file a motion with the Court that will allow your spouse to explain to the judge why he or she is not in contempt of the Court's order.
A: It really depends on the language addressing this issue in the divorce decree. You would need to review that first to see if there is true violation of the Decree. Then if so, you could possibly file a petition with the Courts to have the other party found in contempt of the Divorce Decree.
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