Legal Question in Family Law in Kansas

Reasonable visitation

My e-wife has reasonable and liberal visitation to my six year old daughter. She has not seen my daughter in a year and a half by her choice. She is now asking for a weekend visit at her house four hours away. Am I being reasonable by saying no the her taking my daughter?

Asked on 1/15/04, 12:41 pm

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Bonnie Selby Bonnie J. Selby, Attorney at Law

Re: Reasonable visitation

Beginning from the theory that a well-adjusted child needs both a mother and father relationship. . .is there a reason you believe your child would be in jeopardy while she visited her mother? "Just because she hasn't seen her. . .", would not seem to be appropriate. Why hasn't she exercised visitation? Can you objectively look at what is in the best interest of your daughter?

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Answered on 1/16/04, 8:09 am

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