Middletown, MD asked in Child Custody for Maryland

Q: If both of my parents have custody and, i want to stop going to my dads/stepmoms house am I aloud to resist going?

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Marie-Yves Nadine Jean-Baptiste
Marie-Yves Nadine Jean-Baptiste
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  • Towson, MD
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: This answer is complicated--it depends. It depends on your age. At a certain point, the court will take into account your age and preference. Your parents have to follow the order as written. If they don't then they are in contempt of court.

Marie-Yves Nadine Jean-Baptiste
Marie-Yves Nadine Jean-Baptiste
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  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Towson, MD
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: The closer you are to the age of 18, the easier it is for you to make your own decisions.

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