Q: Michigan- Can the school refuse my request to withdraw my children to homeschool due to joint custody? Father disagrees.
Father disgarees. School continues to mark them absent I am now charged with truancy. School states due to joint custody I need his approval first.
A: Assuming you mean joint legal custody, then yes, you would need the father's consent to any major education changes. Have you discussed this with him? If not, and if in fact you are charged with truancy, you run the risk of being on the wrong end of a custody change.
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