Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Oklahoma

Q: Custodial parent has withheld children from non custodial parent for 4 years. What can be done?

Non custodial is behind in child support but is making payments. The visitation is court ordered and is not being denied by non custodial but not being followed by custodial due to no communication at all for the last 4 years, despite non custodial and family reaching out.

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Charles Watts
Charles Watts
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  • Divorce Lawyer
  • OKLAHOMA CITY, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: From the limited information your best bet is to contact a family law attorney for a motion to enforce. However without fully researching the facts of your case this is a general recommendation.

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Anna L Self
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Anna L Self
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  • Oklahoma City, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: Being behind in child support is not a valid reason to withhold visitation if the Court Ordered visitation. A motion to enforce is the usual remedy but a review of the Order from the Court would be necessary. Good Luck!

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