Q: Other parent always late, is it ok when I do this?...
I have a question regarding a custody agreement. It's joint physical joint legal. Custody order exchange on Sundays at 11:00 a.m. however the mother is habitually late all the time and has recently even missed her scheduled Holidays. Makeup days as written in custody order must be mutually agreed upon. which she informed me 20 minutes before exchange today that she will be keeping the kids a extra day for a "make-up" day. When I noticed the late dropoffs reoccuring. I told the other parent "whatever time you drop them off I will return them next Sunday." Anyway come 11am when I have the kids she is calling me 20+ times and threatening to call the cops if they are not at her house immediately. Next Sunday could she call the police and get me in trouble for keeping them until Monday? Holiday makeup days are not defined in the custody order. She didn't technically miss a regularly scheduled day on parenting time. They were at my house on regularly scheduled parenting time Xmas week.
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