Violation of a Child Custody or Visitation Order

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Most Common Family Law Issues:

What Is Child Custody and Child Visitation?

Child custody gives a person the right to make decisions for that child and also makes the person the legal guardian of the child. Child custody often confers physical supervision of the child to the person as well.

Child visitation is the right of a person to visit a child who is under the custody of another person. Child visitation rights cannot denied without the consent of a court.

My Ex Disobeyed the Court Child Custody Order. What Can I Do?

If the court ordered child custody is not being followed, you have numerous options on how to handle the situation.

What Happens If a Parent Disobeys a Court’s Child Custody Order?

Disobeying a court child custody order may result in harsh consequences:

What Should I NOT Do?

If the former spouse fails to abide by the child custody or visitation order, there are some things that you should not do if you want to court to side with you:

Do I Need a Lawyer?

An experienced family law attorney will be able to advise you of your options and help you take any necessary legal steps. Your attorney will have experience in dealing with these situations and will help you enforce the court order so that your relationship with your child remains protected.

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Last Modified: 05-01-2014 03:19 PM PDT

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