Bristol County Child Custody Attorney Explains Seeing a Parent Outside of a Visitation Schedule
I am custodial parent of 2 teenagers, ages 15 and 17. My ex husband who has joint custody lives outside of the country and typically comes to the US a few times a year on business, and once in the summer to visit the kids. Recently, since my eldest child has gotten his driver’s license and a car, my ex has contacted him separately without my knowledge and tried to schedule visitation on an upcoming trip to the US. Can he do this? Does he need to go through me to schedule until each child is 18?
As a dedicated Bristol County Child Custody Attorney, I often handle situations like these. Technically, they are minors and he has to go through you to arrange any kind of parenting time other than what is specifically set forth in your agreement. I’m assuming your agreement provides that he can have summer vacation time and there may be a provision that he has to notify you by a certain date in order to schedule it. For example, sometimes it says that the noncustodial parent must notify the other parent by X date, say May 1, in order to schedule the summer vacation time.
Is your ex trying to schedule visitation time with your children behind your back? Contact experienced Bristol County Child Custody Attorney Cynthia Hanley.