Asked in Family Law for Oklahoma

Q: Due to the covid-19 I have had to forgo my weekend visits with my two children. My ex is denying video chat.

But, not phone calls because that is in our divorce decree. He will not allow me video chats with our kids during a pandemic. Can he do that? There is no provision's regarding video calls however, doesn't that violate my civil rights as a parent?

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Jeffrey Lampert
Jeffrey Lampert
  • West Palm Beach, FL

A: So much depends on the Final Judgment ending the marriage. Did it make a provision to allow video? Did it incorporate a Marital Settlement Agreement that contained a provision to allow video? If not, as much as it might be detestable the refusal is not in contradiction to court order.

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