Q: Mother is a nurse. She is exposed daily to the covid 19 virus. Is there anyway to try and get temporary custody
The children are at a greater risk of being exposed. Noone in my household leaves the home. The mother is not letting me have visitation due to the virus. Our contempt modification hearing was postponed because of this virus. We live in ms. Mother lives in lousiana. Court jurisdiction is ms
A: You can attempt to get temporary custody; however, if there is already a custody order in place, it will be incredibly difficult to modify that, even on a temporary basis. That being said, the easier approach would be to separate the contempt side of things from the modification side, so that you could at least enforce visitation. Of course, the hard part about that, too, is that with the way that the courts are reacting to the virus, the hearing will likely be further out, as well.
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