You have the rights given to you by the court order for parenting time. But the lockdown rules have created an unusual situation, and problems for compliance. You can file a motion with the court to enforce the court's order, but your ex can then explain to the judge her reasons for limiting...Read more »
The court filing fee is about $300 to 400. If an investigation is required to determine parenting issues, then several hundred more. Legal fees for an attorney could be from a thousand, to many thousand, depending on what happens. The process takes at least a few months, and can take up to a...Read more »
My ex and his wife are taking a “little trip,” and led me to believe it was local and isolated from other people. I just found out they’re flying cross country and back. Our 7-yr-old daughter, my domestic partner, and I have serious preexisting health issues. I can’t have my ex in my home... Read more »
If the parenting time is not given as specified in the parenting agreement, then the other parent can file to have you held in contempt. At the hearing, you can explain to the judge your reasons, and the judge will decide -- probably giving the other parent additional time, but also requiring you...Read more »
Due to covid 19 the last day of school was changed to May 21st. If covid 19 had not closed schools the last day would have been June 3rd. The mother is trying to argue that it doesn't matter that the last day was changed and we are still following the schedule as if the last day of school is... Read more »
If the official date of the end of school got changed, for whatever reason it got changed, that is the start of summer break. So you'll just have to work it out with the mother. If she doesn't agree, you could file with the court to have her held in contempt. But courts are currently...Read more »
My ex husband and I have a court order where he gets visits with the kids every other weekend. He had not seen the kids since sept 14th 2019 of his own accord. He even moved to PA a few months back without telling me until very recently and without updating his address with the courts. Our kids are... Read more »
If you refuse, he could file with the court to have you held in contempt. You would then explain your reasons to the judge, and the judge would decide if what you did was in the best interest of the children. There is no way to predict how judges will deal with all the problems caused by the...Read more »
Feb. First seen something was up just by how she was acting and then she got pulled over for having a bunch of drugs a scale and even counterfeit money. I didn't think she was doing this bad but we ordered a drug test and she failed with crack cocaine weed and meth. Also our court date was... Read more »
Your husband should retain a local family law attorney to represent him in the custody proceedings. If your husband does not allow the child's mother to have parenting time, then she could file to have your husband held in contempt. He would then explain to the judge that because of her drug...Read more »
My ex-husband has picked up our children for spring break and was to return our children back to me on 3.29.20. I drove to Chicago on 3.31.20 where he claims to reside to attempt retrieval because he claimed he couldn't drive due to surgery the week of 3.23.20 - 3.29.20. I had police escorts... Read more »
Your only remedy here is to file for a motion to show cause. I would also file a motion to modify parenting time if he is fundamentally violating the current order to prohibit him from pulling this again. The court likely won't be able to rule on it for a while, but the threat of attorney fees...Read more »
There might not be an answer for extended virus shutdown. This is new territory. Read the terms of your decree, parenting agreement, and standard court guidelines to see if any of those provide guidance about unusual occurrences like the virus shutdown. If there is any dispute between the...Read more »
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