Q: Child custody order is being violated in many different ways. What do I do?
A: That is a good question and one where family law attorneys earn their keep. You need to sit down with a family law attorney to map a master plan to address the issue of non-compliance and the timing of an application to the court for relief. The purpose of sitting down with the lawyer now is to become educated on how to respond to your ex's noncompliance, what type of response, what you need to say in your response to his/ her actions, etc so that when the application is filed, its done correctly. The biggest problem is when an application is filed wrong and the litigant loses and he / she wants to blame the judge - and the real reason they lost was because they did it incorrectly.
A: Thank you for your question and I am sorry you are going through this. You can file a motion to enforce the order entered by the court. I encourage you to discuss your case with an attorney and bring your order to explore other options that may be available based on the language contained in that order. Best of luck!
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