Can a 14 year old in Ohio choose whether or not they want to visit non-custodial parent?
Can a seven teen year old make it upon her own decision to visit a parent in another state if that parent does not have legal custody of that child?
It depends on whether or not the custodial parent solicited a court order which would prohibit out of state visitation. If there is no legal prohibition, the 17 year old is free to visit the noncustodial parent out of state. It depends on whether or not the custodial parent solicited a court order which would prohibit out of state visitation. If there is no legal prohibition, the 17 year old is free to visit the… Read More
The courts cannot force an absent parent to visit the child[ren]. Read More
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Does the non custodial parent have the right to move within the state and not tell the custodial parent the address and phone number?
Generally the noncustodial parent may move anywhere - within or outside the state where the children live. The court grants the noncustodial parent the right to visit the children but does not force the noncustodial parent to take advantage of that right. However, a court may require the noncustodial parent to provide the custodial parent with contact information and, where issues develop about the care or safety of the children, the court may require supervised… Read More
A custodial parent is obligated to let the non-custodial visit the child if there is visitation schedule in place. If there is none, it is not illegal for the custodial parent to refuse visitation. Read More
No, they have no standing for doing so. Read More
They must follow the visitation schedule. Read More
I'm afraid minors are not allowed to choose whether to visit or not if there's a court order. Read More
Once the child turns age 13 is it true that the child can refuse to go with the noncustodial parent for their access time?
unless the judge thinks that the child's visit with the non-custodial parent is in any way harming the child in question, then a child must wait until they are 18 to choose not to see the non-custodial parent Read More
Children who are at an age of understanding, and able to make informed decisions for themselves (to a point) can choose to reduce or stop visitation. If possible, the custodial parent can petition the court to modify the custody and visitation with the request of the teenager, and the Judge may want to ask the teen some questions regarding their choice. Read More
at what age may am minor child refuse to visit with noncustodial parnet in pa? Read More
What age in South Carolina does a child have the legal right to choose NOT to visit the noncustodial parent?
18 is the age at which the child gets to decide. Until then if the non-custodial parent has court-ordered visitation, it must be followed. If there's a valid reason the child does not want to visit the non-custodial parent, then the custodial parent can go to order and request that the court modify the visitation order. But be aware that the court will not do that without a very valid reason. Read More
Can a child of 14yrs choose which parent to live with and choose to not visit the other parent in the state of Louisiana?
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If a 16 yr old living with a primary custodial parent does not want to visit the noncustodial parent who has joint custody can the noncustodial parent force the 16 yr old into a week long visit in IN?
hello I am going through the same thing, my son is 16 years old and doesnt want to visit his dad because of his inconsistency of being involved in his life his father has just filed for visitation rights and I dont know whats going to happen. I hope the court listens to my sons wishes, even if he decides to visit only sometimes Read More
No. And it's the parents job to make sure the court order is followed. Read More
A parent has visitation rights unless the Judge orders otherwise. If the offending parent gets arrested and convicted the custodial parent can file in court and POSSIBLY have the visitation rights revoked. Read More
It is at the age of 12 in NC not sure about other states. This may vary stat-to-state. Read More
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If you are a custodial parent who has no geographical restrictions are you responsible to get your child to the non custodial parent for visitation if you move out of state?
No you are not. It is the noncustodial parent's responsibility to make arrangements to visit the child. All this should be included in your custody papers. Read More
I have custodial custody of my eight year old son who DOES NOT want to visit his father anymore due to his wife. This person is very mean and does and says things to him when his Dad is not around. He calls me several times during the weekend saying he wants to come home and why. Why do I have to make him visit those people if the wife is going to continue to… Read More
I think so, however you will need the courts permission for the child to visit you and leave their home state. Read More
No, they can not choose until they are 18. Read More
what is the legal age in the state of louisiana that a child can decide which parent she wishes to reside with, and can choose to not visit the other? Read More
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Does the noncustodial parent have to bring back the children to the custodial parents after a visit?
Yes, unless there are other arrangements mentioned in the visitation order. The non-custodial parent shouldn't expect the custodial parent to do the transporting. Taking your own parental responsibilities seriously is character building. Read More
Yes they can but it's up to the court to decide based on the crime etc. Prisoners have the right to petition for visitation. Read More
18 or later if the court order is still in force. If the custody paperwork specifies visitation then disobeying is a crime. Read More
A 13 year old can go before a judge and tell them that they do not want to visit their non custodial parent anymore. A 13 year old is old enough to know if they want to continue a relationship with a parent. Read More
This is a common and complicated issue when there is tension in the custody. If there is a court ordered visitation agreement then it needs to be followed whether or not the child necessarily wants to follow it. Unfortunately it will be the parent and not the child that will be held in contempt of court. The best way to approach this situation is to talk about it with both parents and the child and… Read More
For our daughter it was 18 years of age. or he or she can become emancipated at 16 years of age through family court.. which in terms deems the minor an adult. The person is no longer required to visit non custodial parent. Read More
18. However if they do not wish to visit the parent and can provide a valid and compelling reason to the court, either by writing to the judge or via an attorney or guardian ad litem, visitation orders may be modified based on the same if the judge feels such a modification would be in the child's best interests. Read More
18. However, a younger child is always free to express their wishes, either in court or by writing a letter to the judge in charge of their custody/visitation. If the judge feels the child provides valid reasons why they no longer wish to visit their parent, the visitation order may be modified. Otherwise, court ordered visitation must continue until that happens, if it happens, or the custodial parent could be found in contempt of court… Read More
i don't think there is a statute if a parent wants to visit Missouri they should allow them to whether their interested or not Read More
Not if there is a visiting order. The court order has to be followed so it is both parents responsibility to make the child go. Otherwise the court order is broken. Read More
If it's a matter of the mother and father having separate custodys over the child, at the age of 15 a child can refuse to visit the other parent, even so far as to go to court, and remove the custody of one parent. You can also choose which parent you want to have full custody of you. Read More
No. A child does not have the right to ignore court ordered visitation. A parent who assists the child would be in contempt of court. Read More
18 unless the parents let the child choose. Read More
In joint custody in state of Texas how old does child need to be to choose not to visit a parent for the weekend?
If I am not mistaken I think it is fourteen in Texas Read More
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Can the non-custodial parent request an injunction for your daughter with her being 6 and has never been a part of her life or helped out in any kind of way?
In California, unless the noncustodial parent is unfit, the court will order that slowly the parent be introduced into the child's life. For instance, start off with a 2-hour supervised visit once a week for a month, then an unsupervised daytime visit once a week for a month, followed by one overnight visit a month for 3 months, then every other weekend for several months. At this point, the court is hopeful that both parents… Read More
they do have the option of choosing, unless the judge appointed that the other parent has visitation on the appointed dates. other than that it is up to the parents. Read More
Check the laws in TN but in Fla it is 13. File a motion to get in front of a Magistrate with a letter from the child. Read More
I think 12 or 13 but I'm not an expert and I'm not 100 percent sure Read More
The only states with specific laws addressing this is Indiana and Texas. Beyond that, they simply have a right to express and opinion. Read More
Is child support arrears from noncustodial parent still owed even if the child has grown and is living on their own?
Yes- it is owed if there was a valid court order in place. In California, there is no statute of limitations. In some states there is a time limit of 10 years. You can visit the court to check the laws in your state. Read More
In Arizona can a 16 year old refuse to visit the noncustodial parents due to emotional stress when with them?
That would have to be a decision of the court. Read More