Q: I have Covid court Oder say I have to send kids back to other parent will I get in trouble if I don’t ?
A: I always advise my clients to adhere to the court order as closely as possible to avoid punishment due to court order violations. Additionally, I always encourage my clients to communicate openly with the other party and to discuss matters such as these amicably, before resorting to court interference. If possible, I urge you to try to come to an agreement with the other parent in terms of how a COVID-19 positive family member should affect your court ordered custody agreement. The two of you may draft a temporary custody modification to file with the court to ensure no negative consequences occur as a result of deviating from the court ordered arrangement.
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