can i go to jail
I have a 6 year old that goes to 1st garde this year and the father has visiation ordered on wensdays from 8am-8pm and i asked for them to change it because hes in school and they denied it will I go to jail for not sending him to visitation since i believe the judge should have changed it he has to go to school he cant miss school for a visitation. they wont modify it because visitation is ordered through domestic violence injuction i have against t he father. they tell my to go to custody court but i cant afford a lawyer without doing monthly payments. they dont have any that do payments... So will i go to jail for sending him to school instead of wed. visitation??? please help.. He will get thrown out of school for missing that many wed. and flunk all classes
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Re: can i go to jail
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Through a third party make sure the father is aware of the school and let him know that part of his visitation will require him to take the child to school and pick him up afterwards. He may voluntarily agree to modify the visitation arrangements after being made aware of the same or he will be responsible to make the necessary arrangement to comply with the school requirements. Truly, his failing to take the child to school and having the child fail would not be in the best interests of the child.
Scott R. Jay, Esq.