Winfield, KS asked in Family Law for Ohio

Q: My children’s fAther currently has summer visitation with our children in Ohio. School was originally supposed to start

August 19, and our order states that the children come home 2 weeks before school starts which would have been aug 5. I bought the plane tickets and informed the Father and now that school is being pushed back until after Labor Day, the father is staying he will not send the kids back until aug 26. Does Ohio court allow this? Do i need to push back the flight? Or do i have the right to have them back on aug 5

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Joseph Jaap
Joseph Jaap
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: This is uncharted territory with the schools in flux because of the virus. You can file with the court to try to get an answer, but many courts are operating at reduced capacity, and you might not get an answer before school starts. Check with the attorney who represented you, or use the Find a Lawyer tab to contact a local attorney where the court is.

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