Legal Question in Family Law in New York

At what age Can a child decide not to visit a parent

Asked on 5/12/13, 8:17 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Jordan Trager Wisselman, Harounian & Associates, P.C.

Definitely by age 18. If you are younger than 18 you can have the other parent file a petition to modify visitation and ask that the court appoint an attorney for you, called an attorney for the child. You can then tell your attorney your wishes.

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Answered on 5/13/13, 7:50 am


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